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Treasurer John Chiang Inaugurates Live, Call-in Access to Treasurer’s Office Board Meetings

In an effort to promote transparency, Treasurer John Chiang has inaugurated a brand new service offering live, interactive, call-in access to board meetings of the principal boards, commissions and authorities of the State Treasurer’s Office. Read the news release in English and Spanish and watch a video message from the Treasurer. The call-in number for each meeting is (877) 810-9415. The participant code is 6535126. See a calendar about more upcoming meetings.

Treasurer John Chiang Issues Statement Regarding Retirement Savings Program

Treasurer John Chiang praised President Obama's efforts to help California set up Secure Choice, a state-run retirement savings plan intended for private-sector workers who don't have access to retirement plans at work. Read the news release and learn more about Secure Choice.

Read July Edition of Intersections: See How Better Bond Ratings Benefit California Taxpayers

Treasurer John Chiang’s newsletter, Intersections, offers a discussion of how better bond ratings help California taxpayers. Also included are updates on debt issuance, investments and treasury activities. Read the July edition. Subscribe to this and other Treasurer’s Office communications.

California’s Credit Rating Upgraded to Highest Level in 14 Years

Treasurer John Chiang has announced that Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has raised its general obligation (GO) rating on the State of California to AA- from A+. Read the news release.

Buy California Bonds

Californians face great challenges as we work together to make our state a great place to live -- for us and future generations. By purchasing California bonds, you can invest in quality schools, safer communities, affordable housing and improved transportation systems. You can help build parks and libraries, and preserve our natural resources.

To learn more about California bonds and how to purchase them, visit Buy California Bonds.

College Access Tax Credit Fund

Help California’s college students get the funds to stay enrolled in school and earn a substantial tax credit when you do. A portion of the money you contribute to the College Access Tax Credit Fund may go toward increasing the Cal Grant B Access awards. By participating for the 2015 taxable year, you will receive a state tax credit equal to 55 percent of your donation.

To learn more about the College Access Tax Credit Fund and how to apply, please visit College Access Tax Credit Fund.

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