State Government Press Releases

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she directed Cliffwater, one of the state's investment consultants, to review the pension fund's alternative investment holdings for firearm and ammunition manufacturers and distributors. Raimondo shared the findings at...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement on today's court proceedings regarding the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011: "I have great respect for the judicial system and it is important to let this process unfold in an orderly and...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the hiring of Anne-Marie Fink as the state's new chief investment officer/deputy treasurer of finance. In her new role, Fink will be responsible for managing the state's $7.3 billion dollar pension system. "Our top priority...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI) is moving forward to negotiate a final contract with Morneau Shepell to replace its aging pension administration computer platform. "Our focus continues to be on...
Financial Empowerment Initiative Partners with Capital Good Fund, Calls for Financial Coaching Corps Volunteers PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today launched Empower RI, a new financial empowerment initiative for Rhode Islanders. The Rhode Island Financial Coaching Corps,...
Investors Continue to Positively Recognize Pension Reform Legislation PROVIDENCE, R.I. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced Rhode Island's General Obligation Bond sale this week was a success and demand exceeded expectations. This $81.4 million...
Treasury works with General Assembly, State Agencies to return money PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced Treasury's Unclaimed Property Division will be reuniting 37 cities and towns with just over $72,000. The amounts of municipal unclaimed property range from...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today launched a way for constituents to report incidents of disability pension abuse. The phone number, 401-462-TIPS (462-8477) is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for people who have...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The State Investment Commission today voted unanimously to select BNY Mellon to provide master custody banking services for the state's assets of approximately $8 billion. The initial contract will save the state over $300,000 annually. "By selecting BNY Mellon, the state...
Marks expansion of web-based financial literacy program PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, joined by local government leaders, and representatives from EverFi, Inc., and Navigant Credit Union, today concluded Financial Literacy month with a visit to North Providence High...