State Government Press Releases

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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...
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...