State Government Press Releases

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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...
09/11/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, chair of the Retirement Board, today released the following statement regarding the recently completed actuarial audit: "These audit findings should provide peace of mind to public employees and retirees that the calculations of the...
09/05/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement: "I would like to thank Governor Chafee for his many years of public service to the state of Rhode Island. Like his father before him, the Governor always had Rhode Island's best interests at heart and...
08/22/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the extension of her Smart Money Tour to help provide financial security to Rhode Islanders. As part of this tour, Treasury visits locales such as farmers markets and senior centers to help people find their unclaimed property...
08/06/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, the Capital Good Fund and City Year Rhode Island are coming together on Wednesday, August 7 to teach the newest City Year members about the importance of managing their personal finances. During their Basic Training Session, members will learn...
07/22/2013
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to participate PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced a Financial Empowerment Forum will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23 to strategize on the best ways to improve and develop financial empowerment opportunities in urban...
07/15/2013
Treasury to highlight ways to help you find and save money PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the start of her Smart Money Tour to increase awareness about the ways Treasury can help people find, and save money. As part of this tour, Treasury will visit...
07/09/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission has completed their investigation of the State's pension financial disclosures and will not pursue any enforcement action. "Our pension practices are transparent, our disclosure...