Intersections: A Monthly Go-To for Reliable Facts and Analysis About California's Debt, Investments and Economy

Vol. 1, No. 5, Published September 9, 2015

Treasurer John Chiang visited Google headquarters in Mountain View on Aug. 18. Pictured with the Treasurer are, from left, Mufaddal Ezzy of Google, Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma and Rebecca Prozan of Google.

In Case You Missed It

Just in case you missed it, here's a summary of recent news from the Treasurer's Office:

September 3: 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.

September 1: 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.

August 27: 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.

August 24: 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.

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