State Government Press Releases

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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...
05/27/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today named Lammis Vargas Deputy Treasurer while also maintaining her current role as Director of Unclaimed Property. "As Treasurer, my top priority is providing Rhode Islanders with financial security and promoting economic growth. Lammis has played a...
05/27/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined Senate Education Committee Chair Sandra Cano, House Deputy Whip Mia Ackerman, House Education Committee Chair Joseph McNamara, students and educators across the state to celebrate the passage of financial literacy legislation which, once signed into...
05/27/2021
In April 2021, the Rhode Island Pension Fund surpassed $10 billion in assets for the first time in history. This builds upon the strong growth of the previous year, when the pension fund continued to steadily climb despite market volatility. "Every Rhode Islander deserves retirement security,...
05/14/2021
This afternoon, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner applauded the passage of House Bill No. 5491 to ensure all Rhode Island high school students have access to personal finance education by the Rhode Island House of Representatives. The bill was introduced at the request of the Treasurer.
05/14/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner tonight hosted a virtual ceremony recognizing 55 high school juniors from across Rhode Island with the General Treasurer's Young Leader Award. "These students are the leaders of tomorrow, who are both dedicated to their studies and supporting their community...
05/07/2021
Today, the Rhode Island General Treasurer's Office released the following statement: "Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has been notified that he may have come in contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. The Treasurer has not tested positive and does not have...
05/07/2021
Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding yesterday's passage of House Bill No. 5491, which was introduced at the request of the Treasurer, out of the House Committee on Education: "As a former public school teacher, I know that financial education can set young people...
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...