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...
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...
06/20/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo recently welcomed eight interns to her office for the summer. "Interns are valued members of our team," said Raimondo. "The daily work they do not only supports Treasury but also provides them with a unique hands-on experience to complement...
05/08/2013
Treasury, advocates look to expand emergency compensation to include relocation expenses PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the House Judiciary Committee will hear testimony tomorrow, May 9, on House Bill 5969, a proposal adding relocation expenses to the...
04/22/2013
Cumberland, Warwick and East Providence Libraries to host free financial learning opportunities PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today, as part of Financial Literacy Month, announced the start of a financial empowerment library tour. Each stop of the tour is designed to...
Raises awareness about Financial Coaching Corps, EITC, Payday Lending PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will host an Empower RI telephone town hall today to raise awareness about Treasury's financial empowerment initiatives, including the Rhode Island Financial Coaching Corps.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the State of the Treasury: Secure Path RI, a midterm review of Treasury's accomplishments since she took office in 2011, and a look ahead to the work still to come. "Government touches our lives every day and so must be part...