Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner was selected as one of the nineteen leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL, a national network that is committed to highlighting innovative ideas from state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives.
Governor Jack Markell of Delaware and U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, honorary chairs of the NewDEAL, recognized Treasurer Magaziner's work to expand economic opportunity through an infrastructure bank that will create more jobs and help Rhode Islanders save on their energy bills.
"NewDEAL Leaders in communities across the country have proven that winning policy solutions can be both pro-growth and progressive. We are proud to highlight leaders from across the country with innovative ideas to make government more efficient and effective," said Senator Warner, honorary co-chair of the NewDEAL.
"We believe that in order to address the challenges of the 21st century, we need to look for fresh ideas at the state and local level where leaders like Seth Magaziner are developing and testing innovative solutions to help move our country forward," said Governor Markell, honorary co-chair of the NewDEAL.
"I am excited to join a network of bright and innovative leaders from around the country, and look forward to exchanging ideas with them as I work to make the state treasury an economic engine for Rhode Island," said Treasurer Magaziner.