State Government Press Releases

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05/07/2021
Today General Treasurer and School Construction Task Force Co-Chair Seth Magaziner joined East Providence Mayor Roberto L. Da Silva, Superintendent Kathryn Crowley, Rhode Island Building and Construction Trades Council President Michael Sabitoni and community members to release Moving Forward: A...
05/07/2021
The Rhode Island Treasurer's Office and Citizens Bank today hosted a virtual event for high school students in Rhode Island who have participated in Pathways: Financing Higher Education, an interactive digital financial education program. Pathways was designed to help students navigate the student...
04/23/2021
This week, the State of Rhode Island sold three series of general obligation bonds to spur a broad-based economic recovery for Rhode Island. Treasurer Magaziner has advocated for the use of bonding to jumpstart job creation in Rhode Island since this summer, and he helped lead the effort to pass...
04/21/2021
This morning, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner held his thirteenth Financial Empowerment Roundtable since taking office. The roundtable featured Lisa Ranglin, President of the Rhode Island Black Business Association, Senate Education Committee Chair Sandra Cano, Senator Meghan Kallman,
04/21/2021
This morning, in advance of Earth Day, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced a nearly 50 percent decrease in the Rhode Island pension fund's exposure to companies that engage in the production and distribution of fossil fuels by this summer. The Treasurer made the announcement at...
04/09/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding the strong AA credit ratings issued by S&P and Fitch, and the Aa2 rating issued by Moody's for the State of Rhode Island. The ratings from all three agencies come in advance of a bond issuance scheduled in...
04/09/2021
This morning, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released a statement on the Office of the General Treasurer's 2020 annual report, which provides an overview of the performance of the programs and initiatives of the office over the past year, as Treasurer Magaziner and his team have worked to...
04/09/2021
This afternoon, two financial literacy bills introduced at the request of Treasurer Magaziner's office, Senate Bill No. 349 and House Bill No. 5491, were heard in the Senate and House Education Committees, and the Senate voted the bill to the floor for consideration. These bills would help ensure...
04/02/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today kicked off Financial Literacy Month, announcing a series of financial empowerment activities and educational opportunities geared towards building the long-term financial security of Rhode Islanders at every stage of their life. "Financial literacy is...
04/02/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding the nomination of Sabina Matos to the Office of Lieutenant. Governor: "I congratulate Council President Matos on today's nomination to the Office of Lieutenant Governor. I look forward to working with her to...