State Government Press Releases

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06/28/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island was named the Small Public Plan of the Year for its innovations and achievement in managing its $7.7 billion pension investment portfolio by Institutional Investor magazine. "The top priority of the State Investment Commission...
06/20/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo recently welcomed eight interns to her office for the summer. "Interns are valued members of our team," said Raimondo. "The daily work they do not only supports Treasury but also provides them with a unique hands-on experience to complement...
06/12/2013
Begins process to collect disability over payments PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the State Retirement Board authorized the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island's (ERSRI) to begin contract negotiations with Insight Service Group (ISG). ISG...
05/30/2013
Updated website adds to amount of online public financial data PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo is continuing her commitment to financial disclosure by increasing the amount of online information available regarding pension investments. Treasury's latest online offering is...
05/21/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo tomorrow will join Tony Maione, President and CEO of the United Way of Rhode Island and members of the Rhode Island Coalition for Payday Lending Reform to once again raise awareness about the pitfalls of predatory payday lending. Other program...
05/14/2013
Legislation aims to create predictable funding stream for local infrastructure investment, create jobs PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today testified in support of a legislative proposal that takes action to spur economic growth, while improving Rhode Island's locally-...
05/08/2013
Treasury, advocates look to expand emergency compensation to include relocation expenses PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the House Judiciary Committee will hear testimony tomorrow, May 9, on House Bill 5969, a proposal adding relocation expenses to the...
05/04/2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo, Representative Anastasia Williams, Senator Donna Nesselbush along with the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, SOAR RI and the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence will visit the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center...
04/22/2013
Cumberland, Warwick and East Providence Libraries to host free financial learning opportunities PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today, as part of Financial Literacy Month, announced the start of a financial empowerment library tour. Each stop of the tour is designed to...
Raises awareness about Financial Coaching Corps, EITC, Payday Lending PROVIDENCE, R.I. General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will host an Empower RI telephone town hall today to raise awareness about Treasury's financial empowerment initiatives, including the Rhode Island Financial Coaching Corps.