State Government Press Releases

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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...
Credit agencies note pension reform positively in rating reports PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the state was successful with its first bond offering of 2012. The state saved over $7 million by refinancing $122.9 million in existing debt. As part of the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, along with Fidelity Investments, today officially launched the Ocean State Investment Pool (OSIP). This new, voluntary program will help the state and municipalities better manage and improve the investment performance of their liquid assets.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Payday Lending Reform Coalition along with General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras today joined together with constituents and payday lending reform advocates to discuss how these predatory products are threatening the financial...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced a second workshop for municipalities as they begin to develop a process for achieving retirement security for their locally-administered plans. The workshop will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, April 10 at the Community College of...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced a schedule of regional meetings designed to educate public employees about how the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011 (RIRSA) will affect their retirement eligibility and pension benefits, as well as extended hours for...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the State Investment Commission unanimously voted to select TIAA-CREF as the vendor to administer Rhode Island's new defined contribution program. TIAA-CREF was chosen after final presentations were made to the State...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the State Investment Commission unanimously voted to select Great-West and TIAA CREF as finalists to administer Rhode Island's new defined contribution program. The two companies were chosen from the four vendors who made...