Andrew Napolitano Deputy Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 367-9333 x614 Cell: (781) 403-0600 BOSTON - The Massachusetts State Treasurer's Office of Economic Empowerment has launched a new digital tool for residents in Massachusetts experiencing financial changes due to the COVID-19 outbreak. With the goal of providing relevant financial education for families, the Office of Economic Empowerment created a new page on Mass.gov with timely free resources available to the general public.
The page, https://www.mass.gov/ma-financial-resources-for-covid-19, features state-of-the-art financial education tools designed by Everfi, an education technology company. The page a
Andrew Napolitano Deputy Communications Director email@example.com (617) 367-9333 x614 Cell: (781) 403-0600 Boston, MA – The Massachusetts State Treasurer's Office consists of several agencies and departments that serve people across the Commonwealth every day. With the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and her nearly 750 Treasury employees are working hard to provide critical services remotely, without compromising the important work of the office. "The Treasury has taken action to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to our employees and the public," said State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, "The steps and procedures that have been put int
Disability Application Medical Panel Examinations Suspended PERAC has notified the State Retirement Board (MSRB) and other Massachusetts public retirement systems that effective immediately, it is no longer scheduling medical panel examinations until further notice in connection with applications filed for disability retirement benefits. Many previously scheduled appointments have been cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19, due to the Governor’s March 23, 2020 order and CDC guidance. Any remaining scheduled appointments are being cancelled. The Disability unit at MSRB will continue to submit requests for medical panel examinations for applications which have met the required criteria so a
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Andrew Napolitano Deputy Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 367-9333 x614 Boston, MA – Citing the global COVID-19 pandemic, State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced today that departments and agencies within the Treasury will begin to have limited staff members starting March 16th until March 30th. All staff will continue to be available to both the public and their colleagues via telephone and email. For more information and contacts, please visit https://www.masstreasury.org/. “With the serious threat and uncertainty of COVID-19, the Treasury is taking immediate action to reduce the risk to our employees and the public,” said State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, “We have
Andrew Napolitano Deputy Communications Director email@example.com (617) 367-9333 x614 In mid-February, Westfield State University became the victim of cyber theft. The isolated incident involved a $1.75 million payment that was directed to an unauthorized source. Thanks to the strong efforts of banking officials, in cooperation with State and Federal law enforcement, the Commonwealth was able to recover $1.74 M. Since this investigation is ongoing, no further information can be released at this time. ###
The New Guidelines Build on Treasurer Goldberg’s Commitment to Ensure Responsible Corporate Governance Strategies for Pension Fund Investments Andrew Napolitano Deputy Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 367-9333 x614 The Pension Reserves Investment Management (PRIM) Board, which oversees the state’s $76 billion pension fund, voted unanimously in favor to approve new proxy voting guidelines proposed by State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg. These guidelines are designed to require companies to have 35% of their board comprised of women and people of color, support companies that ban guns on their private property with the exception for security use, and are designed to prote