State Government Press Releases

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01/08/2021
Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement on today's attack on the U.S. Capitol: "My heart goes out to the innocent people who were put in harm's way by today's shameful attack on the U.S. Capitol. The terrorists who stormed the Capitol - and the politicians and pundits who...
01/05/2021
Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement on the St. Joseph's pension fund settlement finalized this afternoon: "I'm pleased to hear the positive news that CharterCARE and other defendants have agreed to help make St. Joseph's Hospital and Fatima Hospital retirees whole again after...
12/21/2020
As 2020 nears a close, the Rhode Island Pension Fund surpassed $9 billion in assets for the first time in history, due in part to Treasurer Magaziner's "Back to Basics" investment strategy that has consistently outperformed Rhode Island's peers. "Since taking office, I've pledged to support...
12/16/2020
This afternoon, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner held his inaugural "General Treasurer's Distinguished Service Awards" ceremony. During the ceremony, the Treasurer recognized seven Rhode Island individuals and organizations who have been strong partners to the Office of the General Treasurer in...
12/16/2020
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Patricia Socarras will join his staff as Deputy Communications Director, effective January 4th. "Patricia is an accomplished communications strategist with deep roots to the Rhode Island community and a depth of experience...
12/16/2020
The Rhode Island Treasurer's office announced that despite a tumultuous year in the financial markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the unfunded liability of the RI pension system decreased by more than $112,534,284 million in FY 2020. This is the second year in a row that the unfunded...
12/04/2020
Rhode Island's Pension System has been recognized for its commitment to transparency by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This is the third year in a row that Rhode Island's Pension System has won the GFOA Certificate of Achievement. "My...
12/01/2020
This afternoon, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Building Futures RI held a live panel discussion to inform Rhode Islanders about a new option to pay for apprenticeship job training programs using CollegeBound, Rhode Island's 529 savings plan that provides a tax-advantaged way for Rhode...
11/24/2020
Providence, RI - - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Seth Klaiman will join his office as Chief of Staff, effective December 7th. "Seth Klaiman is a talented public servant with many years of experience working in Rhode Island government," said Treasurer...
11/23/2020
Today, Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding the State of Rhode Island's borrowing capacity: "As the General Assembly prepares to pass a FY 2021 budget, this is a good time to remind all stakeholders of the most recent analysis of state borrowing capacity conducted by...