State Government Press Releases

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12/06/2013
Opportunity to Learn About How Treasury Works for You PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the expansion of her Smart Money Tour to include local libraries. The tour is designed to help Rhode Islanders learn about Treasury and raise awareness on the Financial...
11/15/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and the Capital Good Fund are coming together on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, to provide the employees of Family Resources Community Action and RiverzEdge Arts Project with valuable information to help manage their personal finances. Employees...
10/23/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today addressed the State Investment Commission during their regular monthly meeting regarding the report the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees recently paid for to criticize her and pension reform. "I entered...
10/23/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The State Investment Commission voted unanimously to begin the process of divesting from a gun distributor (United Sporting Companies) that it is invested in through its private equity portfolio. The following specific actions were taken: - The State Investment Commission...
10/23/2013
State Investment Commission Votes to Replace Underperforming Funds PROVIDENCE, RI - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced additional enhancements to Rhode Island's CollegeBoundfund, the state's 529 plan. The State Investment Commission (SIC) voted today to replace under-performing...
10/22/2013
New Road, Bridge Revolving Fund Draws $29 Million in Requests, Aims to Spur Economic Growth PROVIDENCE, R.I. Speaker of the House Gordon Fox and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the new Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund generated applications from 13 municipalities,...
10/17/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Office of General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the recent American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees report: "This is clearly another political propaganda piece aimed at discrediting the Treasurer and the state's...
09/25/2013
New Low-Fee Passively Managed Investment Option Accepted PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced additional enhancements to Rhode Island's CollegeBoundfund, the state's 529 plan. In addition to redesigning the menu of existing investment options, a decision was...
09/20/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, the Capital Good Fund and The College Crusade of Rhode Island are coming together on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, to teach the families of College Crusade students about the importance of managing their personal finances. College Crusade...
09/16/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement regarding the passing of former Rhode Island Secretary of State Susan Farmer: "My thoughts and prayers are with the Farmer family. Susan was a trailblazer, who lived by example and helped to open doors...