State Government Press Releases

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo and Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian will meet with business and community leaders on Thursday, September 8 to discuss the economic need to achieve comprehensive pension reform. “For our economy to thrive, we must fix the fundamentals,”...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee held a signing ceremony on September 7 to mark the recent passage of two important bills by the General Assembly at the request of General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo. House Majority Leader Nicholas Mattiello and bill sponsors attended. H. 5585...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Pension Advisory Group will hold its third meeting Monday at the Weaver Public Library in East Providence. The agenda will include overviews on financing alternatives, defined contribution and hybrid plans and self-correcting mechanisms, as well as a presentation by the state’
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to invest in the state’s upcoming general obligation bond sale in smaller denominations. On August 22 and 23 the state will be selling approximately $145 million in INVEST RI bonds...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement regarding the City of Central Falls. “While today’s difficult decision by Governor Chafee to file for bankruptcy was not made lightly, I am hopeful this means the citizens of Central Falls can begin to...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Rhode Island has sold $31,980,000 Certificates of Participation (COPs) issue, which included $7 million in orders from Rhode Island retail (or individual) investors, who were given purchase priority. The funds will be used...
07/14/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the launch of the state’s first investor relations portal, along with other upgrades related to improving the disclosure of state financial information in advance of two upcoming bond offerings. “After months of hard work,...
06/25/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - On Monday, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will offer opening remarks at the first meeting of the Pension Advisory Group. The Governor and Treasurer have pledged to work together through the summer to craft a comprehensive solution for state...
06/24/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today praised the General Assembly for passing legislation creating a local government investment pool (LGIP). The LGIP, one of Raimondo’s top legislative priorities, will help the state and municipalities better manage and improve the...
06/15/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced their partnership to work through the summer to craft a comprehensive solution for state pension system reform. In an effort to keep the community and all stakeholders involved during this process...