State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his selection of David Zuller to serve as the program administrator of Rhode Island Treasury's Crime Victims Compensation Program. Zuller, a police officer with significant management experience, will direct the program that...
07/11/2016
Providence, RI The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30. "At the Treasurer's Office, we work hard every day to reunite Rhode Islanders with money and other unclaimed...
06/24/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today provided the following statement regarding funding in the signed FY2017 State budget for stronger debt management and oversight: "I thank Governor Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his selections of Francis J. Quinn as the State of Rhode Island's first Debt Manager, and Tim Nguyen as the state pension system's Interim Chief Investment Officer. Quinn is a senior banker with more than 30 years of experience...
06/21/2016
Warwick, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner joined with Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian to celebrate the opening of Ascensus College Savings' new Warwick office. The opening of the Warwick office brings 35 jobs to Rhode Island and will be used to administer Rhode...
06/08/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today provided the following statement regarding funding in the proposed FY17 State budget for stronger debt management and oversight: "I am pleased the proposed FY17 State budget includes many of the new tools I proposed to strengthen the...
06/07/2016
Providence, RI Patrick Marr will assume the role of Chief of Staff for the Rhode Island Treasury on June 15, as Jeff Padwa returns to the private sector. "Patrick Marr has a long track record of success at Treasury," said General Treasurer Seth Magaziner. "I have full confidence in his...
05/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today renewed his call to reform the state's tax credit programs by eliminating the role of politically connected brokers in tax credit deals. "Brokers and private investors are not necessary for Rhode Island's tax credit programs to work,"...
05/23/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner was the keynote speaker today at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)'s Energy Efficiency Finance Forum -- an annual conference dedicated to catalyzing investment in energy efficiency. "Increasing energy efficiency is...
05/23/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island government's annual State Employee Charitable Appeal (SECA) campaign raised $431,887 in 2015, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today. More than 1,600 employees from across State government participated in last year's charitable campaign, raising funds to...