State Government Press Releases

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04/02/2021
The Rhode Island pension fund continued its strong performance in the month of February, earning $146,359,751 and closing the month at an all-time high of nearly $9.6 billion. "Our Back to Basics investment strategy continues to deliver strong results for the state pension system as we reach...
03/19/2021
This afternoon, Treasurer Magaziner testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee in favor of four pieces of common-sense gun safety legislation that were introduced at the request of his Office and other state leaders, including H5553, H5554, H5555, H5556. The Treasurer released the...
03/19/2021
Over 70% of independent AmerisourceBergen shares were voted with Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden, in opposition to the board's proposed multi-million-dollar payout to CEO Steven Collis at the company's annual meeting on March 11, 2021....
03/12/2021
This afternoon, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released a set of recommendations to help Rhode Island small businesses and their employees recover. The Treasurer outlined his set of recommendations while testifying in front of the House Committee on Small Business. "Small...
03/12/2021
This morning, Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding Zambarano Hospital in Burrillville: "As General Treasurer, I'm committed to supporting our state's economy and the financial security of all Rhode Islanders. The recent reduction of the...
04/02/2021
Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner was joined by 1199/NESEIU Union Executive Vice President Patrick Quinn, Rhode Island Director of Corrections Patricia A. Coyne-Fague, the Favino-Freeman family and community members to announce the launch of the Frontline Heroes Fund, Treasurer Magaziner's...
03/12/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding the passage of all seven bonds measures that went for referendum today: "Today, Rhode Islanders had the opportunity to build a stronger, brighter future for our state, and we did just that," said Treasurer Seth Magaziner.
03/12/2021
This afternoon, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner released the following statement regarding Governor Gina Raimondo's confirmation as U.S. Commerce Secretary: "I congratulate Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on today's confirmation. I worked with Secretary Raimondo on a number of initiatives to...
02/24/2021
The Rhode Island Pension Fund continues to build upon the success of the last year, when it closed out 2020 at an all-time high, surpassing $9 billion in assets for the first time in history. Despite market volatility in the month of January, the Rhode Island Pension Fund remained steady at nearly $
02/17/2021
This afternoon, Treasurer Seth Magaziner delivered over $14,000 in unclaimed property to Blackstone Valley Community Health Center and $3,400 to La Casona Restaurant in Central Falls. The visits are part of Treasurer Magaziner's new initiative to reunite over a thousand Rhode Island small...