State Government Press Releases

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07/28/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced that Rhode Island Pension Fund continued its strong performance under his "Back-to-Basics" investment strategy, closing the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2021 with an all-time high investment gain of more than $2.2 billion for a total value of more...
07/19/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding CNBC's "America's Top States for Business" ranking Rhode Island 46th in the country: "Rhode Island can, and must, do much better than 46th as a place to do business. We can make our state an economic leader with...
07/06/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner celebrated the passage of several major pieces of legislation requested by his office that will strengthen the state's economy and help Rhode Islanders become more financially secure. "As General Treasurer, my top priority is to promote economic growth and...
06/23/2021
The Office off General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will begin disbursing federal stimulus funds to cities and towns by the end of this month. The funds are part of the federally-passed American Rescue Plan Act, which aims to help states and municipalities recover from the economic and health effects...
06/23/2021
At the close of May, the Rhode Island Pension Fund earned $163 million, after recently reaching a historic high value of $10 billion and continuing its strong growth despite market volatility. "We are breaking new records with a prudent Back-to-Basics strategy, strengthening retirement...
06/23/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that nearly 15,000 people will receive $2.5 million in missing money through the YourMoney program, a system developed by Treasurer Magaziner which automatically sends unclaimed property checks to eligible claimants. Checks up to $2,500 will be...
06/23/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced Robert D'Arezzo, Director of the Marketing and Management Academy at Tolman High School in Pawtucket, as the recipient of Rhode Island's 2021 Financial Literacy Educator of the Year award. ? "Mr. D'Arezzo is a tremendous asset to our goal of...
06/09/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined Governor Dan McKee, Senate Education Committee Chair Sandra Cano, House Deputy Whip Mia Ackerman, Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien, Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Pawtucket Schools Superintendent Cheryl McWilliams, Tolman...
06/07/2021
This morning, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement in commemoration of Memorial Day: "Today we honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. They fought to defend all of us and to ensure that the promise of America...
05/28/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Rhode Island babies born on Saturday, May 29, 2021 will receive $529 through Rhode Island's 529 savings program, CollegeBound Saver, in celebration of "529 Day." "Any day is a good day to start saving for an education, but...