California Retirement Savings Program Now Called CalSavers
State Treasurer John Chiang today announced that the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, which will provide retirement security to nearly 6.8 million private sector workers, has a new name: CalSavers. Read this news release.
Treasurer Kicks Off 2nd Annual Scholar Dollars Program to Support K-8 Public and Charter Schools
An important part of a young person’s education happens outside the classroom—in extracurricular activities like sports, music or computer lab. But California school districts, facing tight budgets, have found themselves forced to cut back or cancel many of these vital after-school programs. Read this news release.
Statement from California State Treasurer John Chiang on President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan
Treasurer John Chiang’s statement on President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Launches Bond Website With Eye to Generating More California Investments
State Treasurer John Chiang today launched a new effort to generate increased investments in California bonds through greater transparency and more competition. Read this news release.
California’s First Green Bonds Symposium Coming to Santa Monica in February
State Treasurer John Chiang has partnered with the Milken Institute and Environmental Finance for the State of California's first ever green bond symposium Feb. 27 and 28 in Santa Monica.
Treasurer Announces Next Steps in Exploring Creation of a Public Bank to Serve State’s Cannabis Industry
California State Treasurer John Chiang on Tuesday announced next steps in determining the potential of a public bank to service the cannabis industry in California. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Sends Letter Opposing Pebble Mine Project
Read Treasurer John Chiang’s letter sent Monday to investors of the Pebble Mine Project. Read this letter.
Statement of California State Treasurer John Chiang on Governor’s State-of-the-State Address
Read State Treasurer John Chiang’s statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s state-of-the-state address. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Launches California’s First Online Business Development Gateway to Spur Job Creation, Economic Expansion
California State Treasurer John Chiang on Thursday officially rolled out CBIG.ca.gov, the California Business Incentives Gateway. The online gateway connects business owners and entrepreneurs to incentives to help them grow and create jobs. Read this news release.
Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2018-19 Budget Proposal
Read California State Treasurer John Chiang’s statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2018-19 budget proposal. Read this news release.
Treasurer Appoints Dante Allen to Lead CalABLE
State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the appointment of Dante Allen to the post of Executive Director of the California Achieving a Better Life Experience program, which helps people with disabilities build financial security without putting at risk their existing benefits. Read this news release.
Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Justice Department’s Rescission of Obama-era Cannabis Policy
California State Treasurer John Chiang issued the following statement on the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind Obama-era cannabis policy. Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang Sends Letter on Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment to California Congressional Delegation
Read State Treasurer John Chiang’s letter to members of the California Congressional Delegation concerning the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment. Read this letter.
Treasurer Appoints Ronald L. Washington Executive Director of the California Health Facilities Financing Authority
State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the appointment of Ronald L. Washington to the position of Executive Director of the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA), which provides critical financial assistance to public and non-profit health care providers through loans, grants and tax exempt bonds. Read this news release.
Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
California State Treasurer John Chiang issued the following statement on the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Read this news release.
Treasurer Unveils New Program to Help Make Higher Education Accessible for More California Families
California State Treasurer John Chiang and ScholarShare 529, one of the nation’s top performing college savings plans, today announced the launch of a new program to help low- and moderate-income California families jumpstart saving for college. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Releases '30 and 30' Plan to Battle Workplace Discrimination and Harassment
California State Treasurer John Chiang sent the following letter to CalPERS, and a similar letter to CalSTRS, ahead of today's Assembly Rules subcommittee hearing on sexual harassment prevention. Read this news release.
Detailed Data Released by Treasurer Shows Affordable Housing in Republican Congressional Districts Would be Among Major Casualties of GOP Tax Plan
Two programs that have brought more than $2 billion of affordable housing assistance to California’s Republican congressional districts would be among the casualties of the proposed House GOP tax plan, according to detailed data released today by State Treasurer John Chiang. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Helps Communities Impacted by California's Recent Wildfires Gain Access to Recovery Financing
State Treasurer John Chiang announced that his office is introducing new financing programs and making current programs more accessible to residents, small businesses, advanced and green manufacturers, and community health clinics damaged by recent devastating wildfires. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Releases Recommendations to Address Lack of Banking for Cannabis Industry
State Treasurer John Chiang released a report outlining steps California can take to address the lack of banking services that force much of the cannabis industry to operate in cash. Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang Urges CalSTRS to Divest in Sellers of Banned Assault Weapons and "Bump Stocks"
State Treasurer John Chiang today urged CalSTRS board members to divest the pension fund's holdings in wholesale or retail sellers of military-style assault weapons, ammunition and other devices such as "bump stocks" that are banned in California. Read the full transcript of the Treasurer’s speech.
Innovative Program Led by Treasurer John Chiang and Air Resources Board Hits Milestone
The joint effort by the State Treasurer’s Office and the California Air Resources Board backstops loans to diesel truck owners by private-sector lenders. Read this news release.