State Government Press Releases

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03/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI Rhode Island's CollegeBoundfund will begin offering a socially responsible investment option that eliminates exposure to fossil fuels when the 529 Plan college savings program transitions to new management this summer. "Climate change, human rights and a range of other issues...
03/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today moderated a panel discussion of national leaders focused on financial education. "Supporting the financial well-being of all Rhode Islanders is among my top priorities, and I'm proud to take a national leadership role in the effort to...
02/25/2016
PROVIDENCE -- Legislation introduced by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner to enhance compensation for victims of violence received hearings in the House of Representatives. "These changes will enhance our ability to assist Rhode Islanders in times of great need. I thank the sponsors of these...
02/23/2016
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released his administration's 2015 Annual Report, which provides a comprehensive, easy-to-read summary of Rhode Island Treasury's performance, functions, successes and projects during Magaziner's first year as Treasurer. "As Treasurer, I am committed to...
02/11/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today lauded the strong demand for the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank's first round of Efficient Building Fund financing. Twenty seven applications from across Rhode Island were submitted for an initial $25 million in EBF financing for energy...
02/02/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has been selected to serve as the 2016 Chairman of the Financial Literacy Committee for the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST). "As Treasurer, supporting the financial well-being of all Rhode Islanders is among my top priorities. So...
12/09/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) and the state's Office of Energy Resources today announced a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. "Understanding how we currently use energy...
11/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the selection of one of the top-ranked financial advisory firms in the nation to serve as the state's financial advisor. Public Resources Advisory Group has been ranked among the top three financial advisors in the nation every year...
11/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the selection of a leading global investment management firm and the nation's largest administrator of 529 college savings programs to manage Rhode Island's CollegeBoundfund. Invesco will manage the investments of the state's $7...
11/12/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI -- General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island has pursued leadership roles in two class action lawsuits against fossil fuel industry giants BP and Plains All American for oil spills that harmed investors and hurt the environment.