State Government Press Releases

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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...
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...