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Treasurer Chiang Praises Plan to Pre-Fund Retiree Health Care Costs

Treasurer John Chiang praised provisions that will help pre-fund retiree health care costs reached as part of the collective bargaining agreement between the State of California and the Professional Engineers in California Government (PECG). Read the news release in English and Spanish.

ScholarShare Launches College Savings Pledge to Raise Awareness About State’s 529 Plan

ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan, is celebrating National College Savings Month in September with a College Savings Pledge. Read the news release in English and Spanish.

Treasurer Chiang Completes $1.93 Billion Bond Sale Producing $270 Million in Taxpayer Savings

Treasurer John Chiang announced the completion of a sale of $1.93 billion in State general obligation bonds. The sale included the issuance of $1.38 billion in refunding bonds to refinance about $1.54 billion of existing debt. This resulted in taxpayer savings of more than $270 million. Read the news release.

Treasurer Chiang Names New California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) Executive Director

State Treasurer John Chiang has announced that Diane Stanton will serve as Executive Director of the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA). Read the news release.

Read August Edition of Intersections: See What State Has Done Right in Effort to Improve Fiscal Health

Treasurer John Chiang’s newsletter, Intersections, offers a discussion of what California’s leaders have done to improve bond ratings, thereby saving taxpayers money when the government borrows to pay for much-needed infrastructure and services. Read the August edition. Subscribe to this and other Treasurer’s Office communications.

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