State Government Press Releases

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04/11/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced the appointment of Melba Depena as program administrator for the state’s Crime Victims Compensation Fund. Depena comes to this position from the Providence Human Relations Commission, where she has served as executive director...
02/24/2011
General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the state’s annual Unclaimed Property list has been produced under budget this year. The list of 21,000 names, with total claims worth about $9.7 million, is also reaching Rhode Islanders earlier than in past years. “As General Treasurer,...
02/23/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced three new staff members in the areas of policy, operations and pensions. She has also decided to retain the state’s chief investment officer and to fill the associate director of finance position through an internal promotion.
02/03/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation relating to the state’s bond offerings. Her office was notified Monday afternoon. No further details were provided by the SEC and no requests for...
01/31/2011
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that she is beginning a comprehensive review of every aspect of the Treasury. Under evaluation will be all contracts, investment portfolios, operations, cash management and investment policies, and practices around disclosure to...
12/31/2010
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island General Treasurer-elect Gina Raimondo has announced the selection of Joseph P. Pratt of Newport as Chief of Staff for her new administration. She also announced that Mark A. Dingley will continue to serve as General Counsel and Deputy Treasurer. “These are challenging...
12/31/2010
PROVIDENCE, RI - Treasurer-elect Gina Raimondo today announced that Joy Fox will be joining her office as the Deputy Chief of Staff and head of Communications and Community Affairs. She also named Dara Chadwick as Communications Director of the Employees’ Retirement System. "I am thrilled to...