State Government Press Releases

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11/22/2021
Rhode Island Outperforms 97% of Public Pension funds in Third Quarter; 95% Year to Date Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that the Rhode Island Pension Fund outperformed 97% of public pension plans in the third quarter of 2021, continuing the consistent...
11/18/2021
Pension Fund earns more than $2.28 billion over the last year The Rhode Island pension fund continued its strong performance, finishing the month of October 2021 with a new all-time high of approximately $10.64 billion after earning more than $2.28 billion over the last year. "Strong...
11/10/2021
Report highlights $734 million invested in clean energy projects and infrastructure improvements supporting 17,250 jobs since 2015 Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued an overview of the impact of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, which has invested more than $734...
11/05/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Courtney Carter will join his staff as Deputy Communications Director, effective November 8. "Courtney is an accomplished digital reporter and multimedia journalist with the ability to tell vivid and compelling stories about complex issues,"
11/03/2021
Central Falls School Construction Bond Made Possible by Legislation Proposed and Supported by Treasurer Magaziner General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today celebrated the overwhelming support from voters in passing the School Construction Bond referenda in Central Falls and Portsmouth. One...
11/03/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Rhode Island's Pension System has been recognized for its commitment to transparency by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the fourth year in a row that Rhode Island's Pension System has...
10/27/2021
The Rhode Island pension fund continued its steady performance during September 2021, returning -0.19% and significantly outperformed the U.S. stock market, which returned -4.49% as measured by the Russell 3000 index during the same period. "Our Back-to-Basics Investment strategy is helping...
10/26/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and his wife, Julia McDowell, today announced the birth of a son, who was born yesterday, October 20. Both mother and child are healthy, and the Treasurer and Julia wish to thank the staff at Women & Infants Hospital for providing exceptional care. ...
10/26/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released the following statement regarding the Rhode Island Foundation's stimulus spending plan: "Stimulus funding should be used to build a stronger economy that provides opportunity for all Rhode Islanders. I have supported the Rhode Island Foundation's...
10/14/2021
Treasurer Magaziner uses the influence of the state's $10.4 billion pension fund to compel companies to adopt more responsible corporate practices on climate change, workers' rights, corporate diversity and other key issues Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued an...