State Government Press Releases

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02/24/2021
The Rhode Island Pension Fund continues to build upon the success of the last year, when it closed out 2020 at an all-time high, surpassing $9 billion in assets for the first time in history. Despite market volatility in the month of January, the Rhode Island Pension Fund remained steady at nearly $
02/17/2021
This afternoon, Treasurer Seth Magaziner delivered over $14,000 in unclaimed property to Blackstone Valley Community Health Center and $3,400 to La Casona Restaurant in Central Falls. The visits are part of Treasurer Magaziner's new initiative to reunite over a thousand Rhode Island small...
02/17/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden have filed a letter with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, urging fellow AmerisourceBergen shareholders to vote "no" on a proposed multi-million dollar compensation package for CEO Steven H....
02/17/2021
This morning, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner visited the Port of Davisville to discuss how Question 7 on this March's special election ballot will create jobs and spur economic development for Rhode Island. "Rhode Island needs a broad-based economic recovery that benefits...
02/17/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner was today joined by Chair for the House of Representatives' Small Business Committee Carol Hagan-McEntee, State Unclaimed Property Director Lammis Vargas, Apsara Restaurant Manager Kim Te and community members to announce the Treasurer's Office will reunite over 1,...
02/02/2021
Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced the launch of a public awareness campaign urging Rhode Islanders to support all seven bond initiatives that will be on the ballot March 2, 2021. The Treasurer has been a strong proponent of using bonding measures to support economic recovery, and...
01/28/2021
The Rhode Island Pension Fund reached an all-time high at the end of 2020, closing out December at $9.495 billion in assets and gaining more than $302 million in the month alone. The Pension Fund has continued to steadily grow despite COVID-19 market volatility under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to...
01/21/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner issued the following statement regarding the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden: "With today's inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris, our nation took another step towards healing while honoring the democratic processes...
01/13/2021
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his call for Walmart to reduce its usage of super pollutants in order to further the fight against climate change. The Treasurer, along with Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella, submitted a shareholder proposal asking the company to...
01/08/2021
Today, Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding Governor Gina Raimondo's nomination to be U.S. Commerce Secretary: "I congratulate Governor Raimondo on her nomination to be U.S. Commerce Secretary. I have had the pleasure of working closely with Governor Raimondo on a...