State Government Press Releases

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03/18/2014
Weeklong Schedule Packed with Free Financial Education Programs for All Ages Providence, R.I. –The Rhode Island Library Association (RILA) today announced the programming line-up for Money Smart Week® Rhode Island, from April 5 through April 12. The series is sponsored by CollegeBoundfund® and...
03/04/2014
Rhode Islanders Participate in Short Films to Raise Awareness PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division has found nearly $12 million in life insurance proceeds for more than 9,000 Rhode Islanders. So far, almost $2.3...
02/26/2014
Tweet Questions to Learn About the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Programs Providence, R.I. - As the deadline to file income tax returns quickly approaches, United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) and the Office of General Treasurer Gina Raimondo along...
02/25/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo was recently honored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) with the Desjardins Financial Literacy Award for her commitment to strengthening financial education opportunities in Rhode Island through her Empower RI initiative. "CUNA...
02/14/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and plaintiffs challenging changes to Rhode Island's state-administered pension system today issued the following joint statement: "More than one year ago, Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter ordered the...
02/14/2014
Would Settle Six Challenges to 2009, 2010, 2011 Pension Changes, Keep Retirement System on Healthy Path PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and attorneys representing public employee unions and retiree coalitions challenging changes to Rhode Island'...
01/24/2014
(Cranston, RI) – Rhode Island residents who make $51,500 a year or less may be entitled to an earned income tax credit as well as free tax preparation. Rhode Island Community Action Association (RICAA), joined Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo, the Citizens Bank...
12/17/2013
Some municipal pension plans to receive cost-of-living adjustment PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island Board today voted to approve the fiscal year 2013 valuations for state employees, teachers and the Municipal Employees' Retirement System. These reports are...
12/13/2013
The RICADV extends KNOW MORE VIDEO PROJECT to end domestic violence with Raimondo's video about new emergency relocation funding for victims of crime [Thursday, December 12, 2013 – Providence, RI] Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) may be over, but the Rhode Island Coalition Against...
12/11/2013
Warwick Mall Shoppers to Check for Unclaimed Property PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As part of her Smart Money Tour, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo is helping Rhode Islanders search for their missing money this holiday season at the Warwick Mall on December 14 and 17. "Everyone could use a...