State Government Press Releases

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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...
05/07/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced Rhode Island's General Obligation Bond sale this week was a success. This $78.7 million refinancing of approximately $84 million existing debt will save the state $6.7 million over the life of the...
05/06/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Treasury's Smart Money Tour will continue in 2014 and that organizations will have the opportunity to request the Smart Money team. "The Smart Money Tour has been successful in conveniently bringing Treasury's services...
04/24/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The State Investment Commission at its April meeting heard a presentation from State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the state's equity investment manager, about trading of the portfolio's equity allocation and specifically the portfolio's exposure to high frequency trading. ...
04/14/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will visit Ximedica to present the Treasury Young Leader Awards on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Young Leader Awards are presented to Rhode Island high school juniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and...
04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "More than one year ago, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter ordered the parties involved in numerous pension lawsuits from 2009, 2010 and 2011 into mediation. With...
03/25/2014
Adds First of its Kind Passive Option to Track the Morningstar® 529 College Savings Moderate IndexSM Series PROVIDENCE, RI - CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island's tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan, announced that recently-approved investment line-up improvements are now available for Rhode...