State Government Press Releases

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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...
09/29/2017
The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Rhode Island State Treasurer Seth Magaziner as a Vice President, during the Association's annual conference in Boston. Treasurer Magaziner currently serves as outgoing Chair of the Association's Financial Education and Empowerment...
09/27/2017
Rhode Island's pension fund continues to deliver positive investment performance under Treasurer Magaziner's Back to Basics strategy earning $64.2 million in investment gains in the month of August which brings the fund's value to $8.17 billion. "Our Back to Basics investment strategy...
09/20/2017
A bill proposed by Treasurer Seth Magaziner, which expands the State's Crime Victim Compensation Program to include support for minors who witness homicides or domestic violence, has been signed into law today by Governor Gina Raimondo, during a ceremonial signing ceremony at the Rhode Island...
09/20/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today applauded the General Assembly's passage of legislation which will create a legal requirement to maintain the "Transparent Treasury" investment policy he implemented just months after taking office in 2015, which requires investment managers to publicly...
09/14/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - School buildings in every district in the state get a failing grade in Rhode Island's first-ever statewide, independent study of public school facilities. The R.I. Department of Education (RIDE)'s 2017 State of Rhode Island Schoolhouses report, a year-long assessment...
08/23/2017
After posting an 11.62% return in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017, the Rhode Island Pension Fund has continued to deliver under Treasurer Magaziner and his Back to Basics investment strategy earning 1.70% in the month of July which brings its total value to $8.15 billion. "We are...
08/22/2017
Treasurer Magaziner today joined state and local officials to tour a rooftop solar array at Embrace Homes Loans in Middletown, one of the first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) projects developed as part of the Treasurer's commitment to creating jobs and supporting local...
08/21/2017
Remarks by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner On George Washington's 1790 Letter to Newport's Hebrew Congregation Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island Sunday, August 20, 2017 As prepared for delivery: It is a true honor to be here with you once again for the reading of...
08/17/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released an overview of the State's shareholder engagement activities during the past shareholder season, which includes actions to encourage gender and ethnic diversity on corporate boards, protect consumers from fraud and predatory lending...