State Government Press Releases

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02/17/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner was today joined by Chair for the House of Representatives' Small Business Committee Carol Hagan-McEntee, State Unclaimed Property Director Lammis Vargas, Apsara Restaurant Manager Kim Te and community members to announce the Treasurer's Office will reunite over 1,...
02/02/2021
Today, General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced the launch of a public awareness campaign urging Rhode Islanders to support all seven bond initiatives that will be on the ballot March 2, 2021. The Treasurer has been a strong proponent of using bonding measures to support economic recovery, and...
01/28/2021
The Rhode Island Pension Fund reached an all-time high at the end of 2020, closing out December at $9.495 billion in assets and gaining more than $302 million in the month alone. The Pension Fund has continued to steadily grow despite COVID-19 market volatility under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to...
03/24/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today hosted the fourth annual Job Shadow Day, affording high school students the opportunity to spend a day at a financial institution, fin-tech company, or government agency where they can learn about various careers in finance. "As a former teacher, I know...
01/21/2021
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner issued the following statement regarding the inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden: "With today's inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris, our nation took another step towards healing while honoring the democratic processes...
01/13/2021
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his call for Walmart to reduce its usage of super pollutants in order to further the fight against climate change. The Treasurer, along with Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella, submitted a shareholder proposal asking the company to...
01/08/2021
Today, Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding Governor Gina Raimondo's nomination to be U.S. Commerce Secretary: "I congratulate Governor Raimondo on her nomination to be U.S. Commerce Secretary. I have had the pleasure of working closely with Governor Raimondo on a...
01/08/2021
Treasurer Magaziner released the following statement regarding the passing of long-time Rhode Island journalist Bill Rappleye: "I am heartbroken to hear of Bill Rappleye's passing. He was a tremendous reporter who dedicated his career to informing the Rhode Island public, and his presence will...
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...