State Government Press Releases

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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...
12/13/2013
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...
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...
10/22/2013
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,...