State Government Press Releases

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09/15/2021
Grant provided by Next Gen Personal Finance Co-Founder Tim Ranzetta to advance financial literacy education for Rhode Island students PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green,...
08/31/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued the following statement urging Governor McKee to institute a vaccine requirement for teachers and school support staff: "With children across Rhode Island returning to school this week, we must take immediate action to protect them...
08/25/2021
Awardees Selected for Commitment to Advancing Economic Opportunity and Financial Security Statewide Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner held the second annual Office of the General Treasurer Distinguished Service Awards ceremony, where he recognized seven valued partners who have worked...
08/25/2021
Pension Fund earns more than $2 billion over the last year The Rhode Island pension fund continued its strong performance, growing modestly during the first month of the new Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2022, with an all-time high of approximately $10.34 billion after gaining more than $2...
08/19/2021
Proof of Vaccination or Regular Testing Required for All Treasury Staff General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that, in the week since he announced the policy requiring staff in his office to either provide proof of vaccination or submit to regular testing, all of the 82 active staff...
08/13/2021
Proof of Vaccination or Regular Testing Required Today, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced that beginning next week all staff in the Office of the General Treasurer will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID-19 test result once per week,...
08/05/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today joined the Nonviolence Institute, Providence Police Captain Timothy O'Hara, Crime Victim Compensation Program recipient Nancy Camacho, program partners and community members in highlighting the Crime Victims Compensation Program, which provides support for...
08/04/2021
Today General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced all staff in the Office of the General Treasurer are to resume wearing masks indoors, effective August 5th, regardless of vaccination status in accordance with CDC guidelines and Rhode Island's status as an area with substantial spread of the COVID-...
08/03/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Benjamin Smith will join his staff as Director of Communications, effective August 10, 2021. "Ben is a talented communications professional who has experience delivering effective communications and possesses strong connections...
08/04/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today issued the following statement, calling for the resignation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after a months-long investigation concluded that he sexually harassed at least 11 women, including current and former employees: "Women deserve to work in an...