State Government Press Releases

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11/07/2017
A group of 15 young public office holders in Rhode Island, led by Treasurer Seth Magaziner, have sent an open letter to Congressman Kevin Brady, who serves as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, regarding their concerns about the negative impact that the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", will...
11/03/2017
Members of the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island should be prepared to experience delays in retirement application processing and member service inquiries in coming months as the voluntary retirement incentive is expected to generate a high volume of inquiries and retirement...
10/30/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner has joined a coalition of 30 treasurers, asset managers, faith-based investors, public and labor funds with a combined $1.3 trillion in assets under management in engaging with companies on board oversight of business risks related to opioids at ten opioid...
10/25/2017
Rhode Island's pension fund continues to deliver strong investment performance, earning $74.3 million in the month of September 2017, and more than $872 million in the 12 months since Treasurer Magaziner announced his Back to Basics investment strategy. "I am committed to bringing growth and...
10/25/2017
On Thursday October 26th at 5:30 p.m. Governor Raimondo, Treasurer Magaziner, and Education Commissioner Wagner will host the second in a series of public forums to discuss the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. You can join the conversation in person...
10/12/2017
On October 12th at 6:00 p.m. Governor Raimondo, Treasurer Magaziner, and Education Commissioner Wagner will host the first in a series of public forums to discuss the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. We look forward to hearing feedback from students,...
10/12/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner tomorrow will convene the Rhode Island Financial Empowerment Roundtable to further his commitment to economic growth and financial stability by bringing together stakeholders from government, non-profits, education, businesses, and banking. "Too many Rhode...
10/06/2017
The Council for Economic Education has honored Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner with the 2017 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award, recognizing his work to advance financial literacy for student and families. "My mission is to promote economic growth and financial stability for all...
10/03/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his office's redemption from seven hedge funds has topped $500 million as the implementation the Treasurer's Back to Basics investment strategy reaches the one-year milestone. "My Back to Basics strategy is getting the pension system...
09/29/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and co-chair Education Commissioner Ken Wagner today led the first meeting of the Rhode Island School Building Task Force to develop a plan to address the mounting infrastructure crisis in school facilities throughout Rhode Island. "No parent should have to...