State Government Press Releases

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07/12/2018
As a follow-up to last December's rating agency presentations, the Rhode Island Treasurer's Office is holding another ratings-related issuer education conference. Date: Monday, July 16, 2018 Time: 1:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Place: New England Tech Media Presentation Theatre ...
07/09/2018
Treasurer Magaziner, State Senator Sandra Cano and State Representative Joseph McNamara, today announced a collaboration with the Treasurer's Financial Literacy Roundtable to conduct a state-wide study on how financial literacy education is taught in Rhode Island classrooms. "We have dedicated...
06/27/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance in May, earning $55.7 million. The fund's 0.67 percent return in the month of May outperformed a traditional 60% stock/40% bonds strategy which returned 0.36. "All Rhode Islanders deserve retirement security, particularly...
05/24/2018
Two years of obstruction and tactical maneuvering weren't enough to keep a large coalition of shareholders, led by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner, from taking Navient Corp., the nation's largest student loan servicer, to task over its role in the growing national student debt crisis...
05/23/2018
Rhode Island's pension fund continued to deliver strong performance in April, earning $55.4 million. The fund's 0.67 percent return outperformed its own benchmark of 0.35 percent, as well as a traditional 60% stock/40% bonds strategy which would have returned 0.28 percent. As of April 30, 2018,
05/18/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- In the week Treasurer Magaziner's announced 8,000 Rhode Islanders will be automatically reunited with their missing money this week, more than 1,700 additional claims have submitted through the Treasurer's website findRImoney.com. On Monday, Treasurer Magaziner announced...
05/17/2018
Continuing his commitment to provide additional transparency on Rhode Island's public finances, Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced the launch of a new, dedicated information platform for bond investors at RhodeIslandBonds.com. "Bonds are essential to finance projects that improve schools,...
05/15/2018
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner yesterday paid a surprise visit to the North Providence High School classroom of Anthony Avicolli, naming him Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year. "I am grateful that Rhode Island has dedicated teachers like Mr. Avicolli, for whom teaching is...
05/14/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that checks will be mailed to more than 8,000 Rhode Islanders this week under the his new YOUR MONEY program, which automatically reunites Rhode Islanders with their unclaimed property. "For hard-working Rhode Island families, a little extra...
05/07/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today recognized fifty-six high school juniors from across the Ocean State with the Young Leader Award. The award is presented to high school juniors in the state of Rhode Island who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in math, economics, finance and...