State Government Press Releases

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Treasury, along with the State Investment Commission are seeking proposals for a service provider to implement and administer Rhode Island's new defined contribution program. The authority to develop the program was created...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Treasury divisions of Unclaimed Property, Investment and Cash Management as well as the Crime Victims' Compensation Program and the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI) will move their operations from...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The State Investment Commission today announced Fidelity Investments was selected as the vendor for the Ocean State Investment Pool (OSIP). The OSIP will help the state and municipalities better manage and improve the investment performance of their liquid assets. The SIC voted...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today applauded the General Assembly membership, under the leadership of Speaker Gordon Fox and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, for passing a comprehensive bill that begins to move the state's struggling pension system onto firmer ground. "Today...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement regarding the amended version of the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act: “After listening to countless hours of public testimony and meeting continually with legislative leaders it remains clear that...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the addition of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act to the Treasury website. The FAQs can be accessed by visiting www.treasury.ri.gov and clicking the Rhode Island Retirement Security...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo last week announced her commitment to exploring innovative ways to grow the state’s investments in an effort to create jobs and improve Rhode Island’s infrastructure and energy efficiency. She spoke about her ideas as part of the "Investment...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and Lincoln Town Administrator Joseph Almond will meet with business and community leaders on Thursday, September 22 to discuss the economic need to achieve comprehensive pension reform. "For our economy to thrive, we must fix the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and South Kingstown Town Manager Stephen Alfred will meet with business and community leaders on Thursday, September 15 to discuss the economic need to achieve comprehensive pension reform. "For our economy to thrive, we must fix the...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Pension Advisory Group will hold its fourth meeting Monday at the Central Public Library in Cranston. The agenda will include continued overviews on key variables presented by the state’s actuary and other plan features, including defined contribution plans and self-...