State Government Press Releases

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11/06/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer /Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Rhode Island has sold $49,495,000 Certificates of Participation (COPs) issue. The funds will be used for energy conservation projects at Rhode Island College and the Pastore Complex in Cranston and for the...
10/16/2014
Refunding Saves the State $17 Million PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced Rhode Island's General Obligation Bond sale this week was a success. This $162 million refinancing of approximately $174 million existing debt will save the State more than $17 million...
10/10/2014
Works to Recoup Funds PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at the State Retirement Board Meeting, Treasurer Raimondo and her team announced that improvements to disability compliance over the course of her term have resulted in finding more than $1 million in overearnings dating...
08/14/2014
Program also provides additional funding to support projects in process PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund, a program championed by Treasurer Raimondo, recently allocated additional funding for FY 2014. Five municipalities, including two new towns, benefited from...
08/13/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As parents ready their children to go back to school, Treasurer Gina Raimondo announced that EverFi web-based financial literacy curriculum is now available to 53 Rhode Island schools at no cost. This program is part of the Treasurer's Empower RI initiative, supported by Discover'
07/31/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina Raimondo today announced that Treasury will hold a live Unclaimed Property Auction on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Department of Administration, One Capitol Hill, Providence, R.I. The items up for auction include rare coins, fine jewelry...
07/14/2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3pm - 6pm Garden City Center Friday, July 18, 2014 4pm - 7pm South County Balloon Festival PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her Smart Money Tour, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo's team is visiting Garden City Center on Wednesday, July 16th and the South County...
07/08/2014
Treasury to work with municipalities to return money PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Treasury's unclaimed property division will be reuniting 35 cities and towns with $59,318.32. The amounts of municipal unclaimed property range up to $16,650.76.
06/26/2014
Program provides predictable funding stream for local infrastructure investment, spurs economic growth PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today commended the General Assembly's commitment to the Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund as part of the FY 2015 budget. The...
06/18/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. In its monthly meeting today, the State Retirement Board unanimously approved recommendations from the Actuarial Experience Study for the period ending June 30, 2013. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, chair of the State Retirement Board, released the following statement: "I...