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Treasury Funds Secure in the Midst of Widespread Fraud

Olympia, Wa – As the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD) is dealing with reported widespread fraudulent unemployment claims and the subsequent financial fallout, the State Treasurer’s office has received multiple inquiries regarding the loss of these funds.  State Treasurer Duane Davidson ensures taxpayers that Treasury dollars are not impacted by this fraud. “The state’s Treasury […]

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State Treasurer’s financial education modules receive an overhaul for 2020

OLYMPIA, WA. – The Office of the State Treasurer is featuring new and improved financial education modules to help improve your financial outlook for 2020. “Financial literacy is the key to financial success, so it just makes sense that we offer avenues to financial education that fit people’s various learning styles,” Washington State Treasurer Duane […]

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State Treasurer swears in new Deputy Treasurer for Investments

OLYMPIA, WA. – The Office of the State Treasurer is welcoming James Rosenkoetter as the new Deputy Treasurer for its Investments Division today. As a part of the Executive Leadership team within the office, Rosenkoetter will oversee the team that manages investments for local governments, including 229 cities and towns and all 39 Washington counties. […]

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Local Government Investment Pool hits a new record high

The Office of the State Treasurer’s program that invests local government’s surplus cash, The Local Government Investment Pool (LGIP), hit a new record high of $19.8 billion in November. The LGIP continues to see participation from every Washington county and 234 cities and towns throughout the state, and maintains a participation fee that is among […]