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2016   

December 14, 2016

Statement of Treasurer Nappier Concerning an Agreement on Funding of State Employees' Pensions

December 12, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Announces 2016 CHET Advance Scholarship Winners; 200 9th and 12th Grade Connecticut Students To Receive $500,000

December 8, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Saves Taxpayers $29.3 Million Through Debt Refinancing; General Obligation Refunding Bond Sale Announced

December 7, 2016

Electronic Special Edition Of Unclaimed Property Owners Released; 95,000 Names To Appear On The Treasury Website

December 1, 2016

Statements of Treasurer Nappier and Illinois Treasurer Frerichs in Response to Wells Fargo's Bylaws Change To Require Independent Board Chair

November 29, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Calls on Wells Fargo To Require Independent Board Chair; Files Shareholder Resolution Urging Change in Bylaws

November 14, 2016

Give the Gift of Education This Holiday Season/Online CHET Contributions Simplify Your Holiday Shopping; Contributions Made by December 31, 2016 Give Back With Tax Deduction

October 13, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Calls Change in Leadership Structure of Wells Fargo "welcome news," Calls on Board To Take "concrete action to establish credible, independent stewardship"

October 12, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Announces Appointment Of Laurie Martin As Deputy Chief Investment Officer 

September 15, 2016

Elementary And Middle School Students Join Treasurer Nappier On Visit To College Campus; CHET Celebrates College Savings Month   (Photos)

August 24, 2016

CHET Launches 2016 Advance Scholarship Contest For High School Seniors And Freshman; $500,000 To Be Distributed To 200 Winners

August 22, 2016

Connecticut’s Largest Pension Plans Outperform Benchmarks For Fiscal Year 2016; Treasurer Nappier Renews Call For Lower Investment Return Assumptions

August 9, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Calls on Vista Outdoor To Take Common Sense Steps To Minimize Misuse of Firearms

August 4, 2016

CHET Recognizes 20 Year Milestone Of 529 College Savings Plans; Assets Approaching $3 Billion; More Than $1 Billion Spent For Higher Education

August 3, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Announces Record-Shattering Bond Sale; Lowest Cost of Funds in a Half Century; Bond Pricing Spreads Improve

July 20, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Announces Agreement To Settle Securities Class Action Suit Against Amgen Inc.; $95 Million Settlement Before Court for Approval

July 20, 2016

Statement From Treasurer Nappier On Kroll Bond Rating Agency Action

June 7, 2016

Account Owners' Fees Decreased as CHET's Assets Grow To More Than $2.5 Billion

June 3, 2016

Statement of Treasurer Nappier: Governor Malloy's Veto of An Act Concerning Principal Investment Officers "demonstrates a failure to understand the necessity of filling these highly skilled, specialized positions with the best talent available."

June 1, 2016

Treasurer Nappier and Other Pension Fund Leaders Say Corporate Boards Too Slow To Diversify Their Ranks, Call for Increased Attention from Investors as a Corporate Governance Priority
Signatories

May 25, 2016

Connecticut Lowers Debt Costs Despite Market Conditions, Rating Actions; Transaction Saves Taxpayers $75 Million Through Debt Refinancing

May 25, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Recognizes 48 Statewide Winners of 2016 CHET Dream Big! Competition; $26,000 in CHET College Savings Accounts Awarded to Kindergarten - 8th Grade Students

May 20, 2016

Connecticut's Resolution on Access to the Proxy Wins Strong Support of Shareholders at Community Health Systems' Annual Meeting

May 19, 2016

State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Responds to Credit Rating Agency Actions on General Obligation Bonds

April 28, 2016

Budget Advisory on Bonding and Debt Service, including impact in Fiscal Year 2017

April 8, 2016

UConn Bond Sale A Slam Dunk: Lowest Interest Rates, Highest Retail Sales in the 20 Year History of the UConn 2000 Bonding Program

April 6, 2016

Federal Reserve Eases New Rule, Allows Banks To Hold More Municipal Bonds; Treasurer Nappier Joins In Calls For Further Reforms

March 22, 2016

Treasurer Nappier Announces Successful General Obligation Bond Sale Despite Lowered Credit Outlooks

March 10, 2016

Credit Ratings For State Bonds Affirmed; Credit Outlooks Differ - Treasurer Nappier Announces Bond Sale

March 7, 2016

A Benefit at Tax Time: Safeguarding Your Child's Financial Future Through A CHET College Savings Account

February 25, 2016

Connecticut Retirement Security Board Submits Implementation Plan in the Form of Legislation for Public Retirement Program for Private-Sector Employees

February 11, 2016

Notice: Agenda for ABLE Advisory Committee Meeting at 2 p.m. on February 16, 2016 

February 11, 2016

Save the Date: Public Finance Outlook Conference, March 31, Rentschler Field, East Hartford

 

January 26, 2016

CHET Launches 2016 Dream Big! Competition - Art and Essay Contest Encourages Elementary and Middle School Students To Start Saving for College; Competition to Award $30,000 to Connecticut Students and Schools

January 15, 2016

Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning Comptroller Lembo’s Pension Funding Reform Report

January 15, 2016

Meeting Notice: There Will Be An ABLE Advisory Committee Meeting On January 19, 2016

 

January 4, 2016

Connecticut Retirement Security Board Completes Feasibility Study of Public Retirement Plan for Private-Sector Employees; Reports Findings to Legislature and Governor

 

December 11, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Announces 2015 Chet Advance Scholarship Winners; 200 9th And 12th Grade Students To Receive $500,000

 

December 11, 2015

Treasurer Nappier  Presents Preliminary Analysis Of Governor’s Pension Funding Proposals; Calls For Iron-Clad Guarantee Of State’s Payments To Retirees / Introductory Remarks to Investment Advisory Council

 

December 3, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Announces Bond Sale Achieves Strong Retail Interest, Attractive Interest Rate

 

December 2, 2015

Statement By Treasurer Nappier In Response To ExxonMobil’s Statement At United Nations’ Conference On Climate Change In Paris

 

November 18, 2015

Connecticut Treasury's Pension Funds Management Ranked 1st in the Nation by Center for Public Integrity

 

November 6, 2015

Statement of Treasurer Nappier on Future Funding of Pension Plans

 

November 3, 2015

Twenty-Four People 'Find What's Theirs' at 14th Annual YWCA Money Conference for Women; One Claim Is For Almost $29,000

 

October 19, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Calls for Enhanced Effort To Teach Financial Literacy in High Schools; At Financial Education Summit, New Survey Shows Most School Districts Don't Require Personal Finance Training

 

October 5, 2015

Transportation Bond Sale Draws Record-Breaking Investor Interest; Refunding Component To Save Taxpayers More Than $18 Million

 

September 23, 2015

More Than 2,400 Enroll in CHET Baby Scholars; Family of Triplets Among Those Benefiting

 

September 22, 2015

Improving The Financial Literacy of State Students Is The Focus of October 15th Summit Hosted by Connecticut Jump$tart and and the Office of State Treasurer Nappier

 

September 10, 2015

Treasurer, UCONN Announce Additional Panelists, Participants for Forum on Women on U.S. Corporate Boards

 

September 8, 2015

CHET Celebrates College Savings Month with Scholarship, Facebook Contest, Community Events

 

August 24, 2015

2015 CHET Advance Scholarship Will Award $500,000 to High School Seniors and Freshmen

 

August 7, 2015

Treasurer Nappier and UCONN Announce Forum on Women on U.S. Corporate Boards; Experts To Discuss Best Ways To Increase Numbers To Improve Bottom Line

 

July 23, 2015

Major Credit Rating Agency Affirms State’s AA Rating, Removes Negative Outlook - Treasurer Nappier Announces Competitive General Obligation Bond Sale

 

July 20, 2015

Unanticipated Boost from Collection of Unclaimed Property Helped State Finances: $69 Million Added to General Fund; In Addition, $61 Million Returned to Owners

 

July 16, 2015

Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Organizes Donation Program To Provide 1,200 Backpacks To Youth / Photo - Student Receives Backpack from Treasurer Nappier

 

July 14, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Names Richard Gray as Deputy Treasurer

 

July 9, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Announces Appointment Of Deborah Spalding As Chief Investment Officer Of Connecticut Retirement Plans And Trust Funds

 

July 8, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Selects StepStone Group As Private Investment Fund Consultant For Connecticut

 

June 26, 2015

Connecticut Pension Plans Earn Finalist Honors in National Hedge Fund Industry Award Competition; Plans Won Award in 2014

 

June 26, 2015

Statement: Treasurer Nappier Commends U.S. Supreme Court Decision Affirming Same-Sex Marriage

 

June 25, 2015

Connecticut Treasurer's Office Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting; 15th Consecutive Annual Award under the Nappier Administration

 

May 29, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Recognizes 84 Statewide Winners of 2015 CHET Dream Big! Competition; $44,000 in CHET College Savings Accounts Awarded to Kindergarten - 8th Grade Students    Photo of Student Winners with Treasurer Nappier, Scot Haney

 

May 27, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Plans And Trust Funds Resolution On Access To The Proxy Statement Wins Near Majority At Community Health Systems’ Annual Meeting 

 

May 26, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Saves Taxpayers $1 Billion Through Active Debt Refinancing Program; Successful Bond Sales Announced

 

May 18, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Announces Changes In Pension Funds Management; Lee Ann Palladino, Chief Investment Officer, To Retire, Deborah Spalding Named Interim Chief Investment Officer

 

May 15, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Launches In-State Investment Initiative To Generate Solid Returns, Stimulate Connecticut Economy

 

May 5, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Commends U.S. Senate Committee on Finance for Unanimous Passage of Bill Expanding Eligible Expenses Under 529 College Savings Plans; Urges Approval by the Full Senate

 

April 27, 2015

98 Percent of Shareholders Support Climate Change Resolution Offered by Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) and Investor Group at BP Annual Meeting

 

April 27, 2015

Earth Day Bond Sale: Treasurer Nappier Announces Successful Sale of AAA Rated Clean Water Fund Green Bonds

 

April 24, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) and Investor Group Reach Agreement with Monster Beverage To Consider Diversity in Board Appointments; After Years of Prodding, Monster Beverage Adds Woman To Its Board

 

April 21, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Urges Passage of Bond Premium Legislation That Would Reduce Debt Levels and Future Debt Service Costs  -  View PowerPoint presentation on Use of General Obligation Bond Premiums To Fund Capital Projects

 

April 15, 2015

Celebrate Earth Day With An Investment in AAA Rated Connecticut Green Bonds: Treasurer Nappier Announces State's First All Green Bond Sale, Proceeds To Fund Critical Clean Water and Drinking Water Projects

 

April 6, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) and Other Investors Urge SEC To Strengthen Disclosure of Corporate Board Diversity    [Text of Letter]

 

March 30, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Security Board Receives $250,000 To Help Fund Study on Feasibility of Public Retirement Plan for Private Sector Employees

 

March 18, 2015

Press Statement from Treasurer Nappier Concerning Federal Suspension of Effort To Collect Fine From Triumph Capital:  "This announcement serves as a reminder of how far we have evolved from the dark days of backroom deals ..."

 

March 9, 2015

Credit Ratings for State Bonds Affirmed; Credit Outlooks Differ; Treasurer Nappier Announces Bond Sale

 

March 6, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Security Board Selects Vendors for Study of Feasibility of Public Retirement Plan for Private Sector Employees

 

March 5, 2015

Making Your Tax Return Work Harder; Tax Refunds Can Have A Lasting Impact When Placed Into A College Savings Account

 

February 24, 2015

Press Statement from Treasurer Nappier Concerning Debt Service Requirements in the State Budget for the 2016/2017 Fiscal Years

 

February 5, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Applauds Standard & Poor's Legal Settlement, Praises Attorney General Jepsen and His Team for Their Leadership

 

January 28, 2015

Connecticut Retirement Security Board Issues RFP To Conduct Study on Feasibility of Public Retirement Plan for Private Sector Employees

 

January 21, 2015

Treasurer Nappier Launches 2015 CHET Dream Big! Competition; CHET To Award $44,000 in Prizes To Help Students Save for College, Competition Open to Grades K Through 8, Expansion Adds Middle School Participation and Eight Top School Prizes
(Photo: Treasurer Nappier Visits 3rd Grade Class)

 

January 15, 2015

Consumer Alert from JPMorgan Chase Regarding Malicious Email

 

January 8, 2015

Treasurer Nappier and Investor Group Calls On Monster Beverage To Diversify Board; After Years of Prodding, Urban Outfitters Adds Woman To Its Board


2014   Top 
December 16, 2014
Press Statement from Treasurer Nappier on the Second Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy

November 25, 2014
Successful Connecticut Bond Sale Saves Taxpayers More than $35 Million, Attracts New Investors for Green Bonds; Strong Credit Ratings Affirmed

November 24, 2014
In-State Investments by State Pension Fund Contribute Toward Solid Investment Returns, While Boosting Connecticut Economy

November 19, 2014
Thirteen People 'Find What's Theirs' in Unclaimed Property at YWCA Money Conference for Women

October 22, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Announces Connecticut's Inaugural Issuance of Green Bonds; Proceeds Targeted To Fund Critical Clean Water Projects

October 14, 2014
'Tis The Season For Unique Gifting: Treasurer Nappier Encourages The Gift of Education Through a CHET College Savings Account or Contribution

October 10, 2014
Treasurer Nappier and Comptroller Lembo Request Public Comment on Public Retirement Plan for Private Sector Employees

September 30, 2014
Statement Of Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning Certain Direct Deposits For Retirees Of The Municipal Employees’ Retirement System

September 17, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Asks Teachers' Retirement Board for Plan of Action To Address Audit Isues

September 12, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Issues Consumer Alert on Protecting Personal Financial Information Following The Home Depot Data Breach

August 29, 2014
CHET Celebrates College Savings Month in September with Savings Starter Kits, Webinars

August 13, 2014
Largest State Pension Funds Grow $3 Billion in Fiscal Year 2014; Investment Return Tops 15.6 Percent

August 7, 2014
Governor Malloy And Treasurer Nappier Announce Launch Of CHET Baby Scholars
Photo: CHET Baby Scholars Enrollee with Treasurer Nappier

August 7, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Completes Successful Competitive Bond Sale At Low Interest Rates

August 6, 2014
Connecticut's Short-Term Investment Fund Top-Ranked in USA; Outperforms Benchmark - Earning Additional $35.5 Million Over Five Years for Investors

July 30, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Calls On Alliant Techsystems To Take Common Sense Steps To Minimize Misuse of Firearms

July 24, 2014
Connecticut Children To Receive 1,700 Backpacks; Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) Organizes Donation Program - Photo: Campers at Hartford's Camp Courant Enthusiastically Display Their Backpacks - Photo: Camper Receives a Backpack from Treasurer Nappier

June 23, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Announces 2014 CHET Advance Scholarship Winners; 6th and 11th Grade Students Gather at Uplifting Awards Ceremony
[Photos: 6th Grade Winners     11th Grade Winners     Iliana Lopez     Chris Melnyk     Treasurer Nappier Greets 6th Grade Winner]
2014 CHET Advance Scholarship Winners

June 16, 2014
Shareholders Tell Nabors Industries: Let Us Nominate Our Own Directors

June 13, 2014
Walmart Shareholders Urge Company to Disclose Recoupment From Senior Executives For Actions Causing Financial or Reputational Harm

June 4, 2014
Shareholders Tell Urban Outfitters To Get With The Times - Treasurer Nappier Calls For Immediate Action On Diversity By Company Leadership

May 27, 2014
Highly Successful Refinancing Of State Debt Will Yield $94.8 Million in Savings -- Largest in State History

May 22, 2014
Sixty-Three Students Win 2014 CHET Dream Big! Competition; Three Win Top Prize of $1,000 CHET Contribution - (Photos at Winners' Ceremony)

May 15, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Says Transparency Crucial For Long-Term Shareholder Value At Google - Revised 05/16/2014

May 6, 2014
Walmart Compliance Overhaul Falls Short On Transparency

May 1, 2014
State Treasurer Nappier Announces May CHET Giveaway; CHET Will Celebrate “529 Day” At Area Hospitals

April 7, 2014
Historic Investor Demand for UCONN Bonds in Advance of NCAA Championship Games

March 27, 2014
OPEB Trust Fund Generates Strong Investment Returns - Grows to $127 million in 2013

March 26, 2014
Statement on the Passing of Gerald A. Lamb

March 24, 2014
Statement on the Passing of Louis R. Rell on March 22, 2014

March 20, 2014
Connecticut Pension Plans Reach Shareholder Agreement With Peabody Energy - Coal Company Will Report on Fossil Fuels Concerns

March 18, 2014
Connecticut’s General Obligation Bonds Generate Strong Investor Demand = $250 Million Raised For Local School Construction; $100 Million For Jackson Labs Project

March 13, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Urges Support Of CHET Baby Scholars - Asks General Assembly To Pass Incentives For College Savings

March 12, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Launches Second Year Of Chet Advance Scholarship - $500,000 To Be Distributed To High School Juniors And Sixth-Grade Students

February 25, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Files Shareholder Resolution With Alliant Techsystems - Calls For Action On Principles Aimed At Curbing Gun Violence

February 14, 2014
Treasurer Nappier’s response to the Journal Inquirer Editorial concerning pension fund investment return- Revised 02/28/14

February 6, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Applauds CHET Baby Scholars Proposal

February 6, 2014
Treasurer Nappier Receives Creating Opportunities Award from YWCA Hartford Region

January 30, 2014
Largest State Pension Funds Earn In Excess Of 14% In 2013 - Connecticut Retirement Plans And Trust Funds Generate Investment Gains Of $3.58 Billion

January 30, 2014
State Treasurer Nappier Invites Connecticut Students To Dream Big About Life After College - 2014 Dream Big! Competition Kicks Off With Highest Prizes Ever - Revised 02/25/14

January 30, 2014
Statement - Treasurer Nappier Commends Governor Malloy’s Budget Proposal

January 20, 2014
Statement On The National Commemoration Of The Birthday Of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - Treasurer Nappier Urges Greater Effort To Achieve King’s Dream Of Economic Opportunity For All

January 17, 2014
Investor Group Reaches Shareholder Agreement With FirstEnergy - Company Will Report On Effort To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions


2013   Top 

December 19, 2013
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Regarding Incorrect Debit Cards From JPMorgan Chase

December 13, 2013
Statement of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier On the Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy

December 9, 2013
Treasurer Nappier Issues Consumer Alert on Data Breach

December 9, 2013
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier On The Passing Of Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Regarding The Data Breach At JPMorgan Chase

December 3, 2013
CHET: Give The Gift Of Education This Holiday Season

December 2, 2013
Transportation Bond Sale Draws Strong Investor Interest - Treasurer Nappier Says Sale Will Stimulate State’s Economy

November 8, 2013
CHET Advance Scholarship Winners, Who Come From All Eight Counties, Comment on Their Awards
Photos (1meg) of student speakers: Rachel Leaverton, Dar’Ron Brown

October 31, 2013
Two Groundbreaking State Bond Sales Completed - Connecticut Is The First State In The Nation To Issue New Structure

October 30, 2013
Treasurer Nappier Announces Chet Advance Scholarship Winners - $500,000 To Be Distributed
2013 CHET Advance Scholarship Recipients

October 17, 2013
List Of Unclaimed Property Owners Released - 54,000 Names Published In Newspapers Today

October 16, 2013
Statement by Treasurer Nappier Announces the Appointment of Deputy Chief Investment Officer

October 3, 2013
Credit Ratings for State Bonds Affirmed; Treasurer Nappier Announces Two Bond Sales

September 20, 2013
Major U.S. Companies and Investors Support Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants
Letter Supporting Carbon Pollution Performance Standards for Power Plants

September 5, 2013
News From TIAA-CREF: “Big Dreams Start Small” College Fund Contest Launched

September 3, 2013
Treasurer Nappier Launches CHET Advance Scholarship - $500,000 To Be Distributed In Program’s First Round For High School Seniors

August 28, 2013
Connecticut Treasurer’s Office Honored For Excellence In Financial Reporting - 13th Consecutive Annual Award Under The Nappier Administration

August 19, 2013
Three Successful Summer Bond Sales Draw Investor interest, Break New Ground - $900 Million Raised to Stimulate Economy

August 1, 2013
Connecticut Children To Receive 1,529 Backpacks - Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program

July 19, 2013
Preliminary Results: Connecticut’s Pension Funds Earn 11.49% in Fiscal Year 2013 - Investments Generate $2.8 Billion (revised)

July 15, 2013
UConn Bonds Generate Strong Demand From Individual Investors

July 5, 2013
Connecticut Post Op-Ed by Denise L. Nappier: Tax-exempt bonds crucial for future

July 8, 2013
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier In Support Of Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission And Fuel Standards

July 2, 2013
Credit Ratings for State Bonds Affirmed; Credit Outlooks Differ - Treasurer Nappier Announces Two Bond Sales

June 24, 2013
CHET Summer Library Promotion Begins: Win a $250 CHET Contribution

June 4, 2013
CHET Surpasses $2 Billion In Assets - Over 22,000 Students Use CHET Savings for College Expenses

June 3, 2013
Statement By Treasurer On Plan To Exempt Certain Fully-Reimbursed Federal Expenditures From Spending Cap

May 28, 2013
Statement From State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier In Response To Inquiry From A Reporter For The Journal Inquirer

May 28, 2013
Response To The Journal Inquirer Editor Concerning The "Why Invest That Way" Editorial

May 21, 2013
Independent Chairman Proposal Receives Strong Support at JPMorgan Chase Annual Meeting

May 16, 2013
Treasurer Nappier Announces 2013 CHET Dream Big! Competition Winners

May 15, 2013
Connecticut State Treasurer Urges Caterpillar To Avoid Business Activities In Sudan

May 14, 2013
Connecticut Treasurer Denise Nappier Commends Starwood Capital Group for its Purchase of Blue Back Square

May 13, 2013
Treasurer Nappier Receives Public Service Award of the Municipal Forum of New York - Nappier Says Capital Projects Important for Economic Growth

May 10, 2013
Connecticut Pension Funds Grow $2.3 Billion In First Nine Months Of Fy 2013 - 10-Month Return On Course To Reach 14.3 Percent

May 3, 2013
Treasurer Nappier’s Statement regarding Connecticut’s pension funds and the sale of pension assets 

April 29, 2013
CHET Among First 529 College Savings Plans To Launch E-Gifting 

April 11, 2013
Connecticut State Treasurer Urges Congress To Retain Tax Exemption On Municipal Bonds - Recommends Alternative To Reduce Federal Budget Deficit 

April 4, 2013
CHET: Tips To Jump Start Saving For College 

March 11, 2013
State Bond Sale Achieves Record Performance; Nationwide Strong Credit Ratings Reaffirmed 

March 6, 2013
Connecticut Treasurer Nappier’s Statement regarding Outcome of Shareholder Vote at The Walt Disney Company 

March, 2013
Treasurer Nappier's Letter in Governing Magazine: Pension Obligation Bonds

February 28, 2013
Nappier Urges Disney Shareholders to Separate Board Chair and CEO Positions 

February 27, 2013
Joint Press Statement - Concerning Supreme Court Decision 

February 7, 2013
Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Fund Nears Entry To Higher-Returning Investments

February 1, 2013
Connecticut’s Pension Plans Generated Investment Return Of 13.47% For Calendar Year 2012


2012   Top 

December 19, 2012
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning Pension Investments in Gun Manufacturers

December 7, 2012
Treasurer Nappier Clarifies Misstatements about State Cash Flow - Stamford Advocate Article Re: State’s Cash Flow

November 15, 2012
Statement of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier – Conning Report 

November 1, 2012
Connecticut’s Bond Sale Resumes Following Hurricane Sandy - Robust Demand From Investors Outpaces Supply By 4.5 Times 

October 4, 2012
Connecticut’s Latest Bond Sale Takes Advantage Of Extremely Low Rates - Treasurer Nappier's Refunding Generates Savings of $5.4 Million

August 29, 2012
Published Response to the Editor of Waterbury Republican-American RE: “Deceptive percentages”

August 27, 2012
State Treasury’s Return Of Unclaimed Property Sets All-Time High - Largest Claim Ever Paid In The History Of The Program

August 27, 2012
Connecticut’s Short-Term Investment Fund Returns Additional $24.6 Million To State And Local Government Investors Over Three Years - Outperforms Benchmark For 27th Consecutive Year

August 21, 2012
Connecticut Higher Education Trust Celebrates Third Annual Book Bag Donation

August 16, 2012
Treasurer Nappier's Statement Concerning the Attorney General's Opinion: $225,000 Award of Workers' Compensation Benefits Was Proper

August 9, 2012
Connecticut’s Pension Plans Generate Investment Return of 10.54% for Three Year Period

July 26, 2012
Connecticut State Treasurer and New Haven Partners Promote Bank On Connecticut - Five Pilot Programs Established Across Connecticut to Help Residents Save and Develop Assets

July 20, 2012
Connecticut State Treasurer and Bridgeport Partners Promote Bank On Connecticut - Five Pilot Programs Established Across Connecticut to Help Residents Save and Develop Assets

July 18, 2012
Connecticut Treasurer's Office Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting Marking the 12th Consecutive Annual Award Under the Nappier Administration - Calls for Review of Impact of LIBOR Scandal in Connecticut

June 28, 2012
Get Your Kids Reading This Summer And Enter To Win a $1,000 CHET Contribution

June 27, 2012
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning CHEFA’s Expanded Bond-Issuing Authority

June 22, 2012
Treasurer Nappier’s Statement Concerning OPEB Assets

June 21, 2012
Treasurer Nappier’s response to the Journal Inquirer Editorial concerning the signing of SB 29

June 19, 2012
Nappier Saves $57 Milllion by Refunding Bonds

June 7, 2012
Treasurer Nappier’s Statement Concerning the State’s Cash Flow

June 6, 2012
Statement Of Connecticut State Treasurer Nappier On Nabors Shareholders’ Approval Of Access To The Proxy

June 4, 2012
Connecticut Treasurer Nappier’s Statement On Shareholders’ Show Of Support For Board Diversity, Governance Reforms At Urban Outfitters

May 23, 2012
Connecticut Treasurer Calls On Walmart’s Board Of Directors To Take Action On Mexico Bribery Scandal

May 18, 2012
Treasurer Appoints Deputy Treasurer

May 2, 2012
Treasurer Nappier Unveils Initiative To Give Free School Supplies To Connecticut Teachers

April 17, 2012
Bond Sale Bolstered by New Rating and Underwriting Team

April 2, 2012
Statement Regarding Data Breach at Global Payments

March 29, 2012
State Gets “AA” Bond Rating From Newest Credit Agency

March 20, 2012
More than $65 Million In Claims Made for Abandoned Property

March 13, 2012
Treasurer Nappier Stays The Course, Will Continue To Press Disney On Governance Reforms

March 8, 2012
Treasurer Calls For Vote Against Disney Board Members For Combining CEO & Chairman Positions

March 1, 2012
Treasurer Warns General Assembly That Misinformation About The State’s Cash Flow Practices Can Cost The State

February 24, 2012
Treasurer Calls on Senate To Review Corporate Political Spending Practices

February 14, 2012
Treasurer and Fellow Fiduciaries Call On SEC To Keep Reforming Wall Street

January 31, 2012
Treasurer Nappier’s Statement On Debit Card Tax Refund Contract

January 30, 2012
Treasurer Nappier Announces 4th Annual Chet Dream Big! Competition

January 23, 2012
Treasurer’s Letter To The Daily Greenwich Editor Regarding Interfund Transfer

January 20, 2012
Treasurer Responds To Moody’s Rating Report

January 10, 2012
Treasurer’s Letter To NorwalkPlus.com Editor Regarding Interfund Transfers

January 6, 2012
Response To Criticism Concerning Short-Term Need For Interfund Transfers

January 5, 2012
Treasurer And Comptroller Announce New Grant And Loan Payment System


2011 Top 

December 21, 2011
November Bond Sales Achieve Historic Savings

December 16, 2011
Treasurer Nappier Says State’s College Savings Plan (CHET) Is A Gift That
Lasts A Lifetime

November 16, 2011
New Unclaimed Property List To Be Released - 49,000 Names Printed In CT Big List

November 4, 2011
State’s College Savings Plan (CHET) Receives Rating Boost

November 3, 2011
Connecticut Bonds Very Well Received In Financial Market - State Saves $21.5 Million In Refinancing

November 1, 2011
Connecticut Extends Retail Order Period And Reports Strong Two-Day General Obligation Bond Sale

October 28, 2011
State’s Strong Credit Rating Reaffirmed By Wall Street Rating Agencie

October 24, 2011
Treasurer Nappier To Be Honored By Connecticut Women’s Hall Of Fame

October 14, 2011
Response By Treasurer Nappier On State’s $900,000 Settlement With Bond Rating Agencies

October 14, 2011
Treasurer Nappier Announces New Payment Delivery System For State Grants And Loans

October 5, 2011
Treasurer Nappier Returns $7.195 Million To CL&P Ratepayers

October 4, 2011
Statement By Treasurer Nappier On Connecticut Pension Profits And Investments In Taiwan

September 27, 2011
Treasury's Short-Term Investment Fund Returns $11.3 Million To Municipalities And Outperforms Benchmark For FY 2011

September 12, 2011
Statement By Treasurer Denise Nappier Regarding The Traffic Stop Involving Her State-Owned Vehicle

August 3, 2011
Connecticut’s Pension Fund Investments Generate $4.5 Billion In Fiscal Year 2011

June 2, 2011
Statement By Treasurer Nappier On Investor Support For Board Diversity At The Urban Outfitters’ Annual Meeting

June 2, 2011
State Treasurer Nappier Announces CHET's College Savings Summer Library Promotions

May 19, 2011
State Treasurer Nappier Announces Historic Bond Sale

May 19, 2011
2011 CHET Dream Big! Competition Winners Announced

May 13, 2011
Urban Outfitters Investors Urged To Support Shareholders On Board Diversity

April 29, 2011
Treasurer Nappier Announces Personnel Changes In Pension Funds Management

March 23, 2011
Treasurer Nappier Appoints Deputy Treasurer And Chief Of Staff

March 11, 2011
Connecticut Treasury Begins Sale Of AAA-Rated Clean Water Bonds

March 3, 2011
Connecticut Pension Fund Continues Strong Recovery

March 1, 2011
CHET College Savings Plan Reaches Two New Milestones

February 18, 2011
Statement Of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier

February 2, 2011
Treasurer Nappier’s Statement Regarding Moody’s January 26, 2011

February 7, 2011
CHET’s Third Annual Competition Challenges Connecticut Students To Dream Big


2010   Top 

December 13, 2010
Unclaimed Property Revenues On Track to Exceed Budgeted Projections by More Than $40 million

December 7, 2010
Treasurer Denise L Nappier Statement on the Retirement of Don L. Blankenship from Massey Energy

November 30, 2010
Treasurer Nappier's Letter to Governor Rell concerning the timing of the sale of Economic Recovery Revenue Bond

October 26, 2010
Connecticut’s Investments in Federal Initiative Yield Impressive Returns - Public Private Investment Fund Managers Post Quarterly Results

October 8 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Comments on Passage of Corporate Governance Reforms at Massey Energy

October 6 2010
State of Connecticut Selects The Hartford To Launch and Manage New
Advisor-Sold College Savings Program

October 5, 2010
Investor Coalition Urges Shareowners To Vote On Massey Energy’s Governance Proposals

September 7, 2010
Treasurer Nappier's Letter to Governor Rell regarding the State's Post-Employment Benefits Commission

August 26, 2010
Treasurer Nappier’s statement on the SEC’s approval of the Proxy Access Rule

August 19, 2010
Media Advisory and Letter from Treasurer Nappier to Governor Rell and others addressing misconceptions about the state’s cash management policies

August 13, 2010
Letter from Treasurer to State Bond Commission Members 8-13-10 with attachments.

August 10, 2010
Connecticut Pension Fund Investments Generate $2.6 Billion in Fiscal Year 2010 - Overall Investment Return Up 12.9%, Outperforming Benchmark

August 10, 2010
Treasurer Nappier's response to Bond Commission cancellation

July 19, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer and Calvert Successfully Advocate for Diversity at Netflix

July 8, 2010
Treasurer Nappier's Statement in re: Sustainability of CT's pensions

June 22, 2010
State Treasurer’s Office completes successful bond sales; The GO Bond Sale Undeterred by Fitch Credit Rating Drop; Debt Refundings Save $23.6 Million for the State

June 17, 2010
Treasurer Calls on Congress to Extend Federal Medicaid Payments to Connecticut

June 10, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Co-Sponsors Effort to Call on Chesapeake Energy to Adopt Policy on Responsible Use of Company Stock

June 10, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Comments on Strong Shareholder Support for Proposal to Require Annual Director Elections at Abercrombie & Fitch

June 4, 2010
Statement of State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Regarding Fitch Rating Action

June 1, 2010
Shareholders Support Nappier’s Call for Annual Election of Directors at Nabors Industries in Response to Poor Executive Pay Decisions

May 18, 2010
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on WellPoint Annual Meeting 

May 12, 2010
Treasurer Nappier and Eight Other Institutional Investors Urge Withhold Votes for Massey Energy Directors

May 7, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Comments on Goldman Sachs’ Executive Compensation in May 7, 2010 Say on Pay Vote

April 16, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Says the Pension Funds Have No Exposure to the Goldman Sachs Abacus Products

March 19, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Joins Public Pension Funds to Support Corporate Governance Enhancements in Financial Regulatory Reform

March 18, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Applauds Senator Dodd and Moody’s on Uniform Credit Rating of Municipal Securities

March 18, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Applauds President and Congress for Passing Improvements to School Bond Program in Jobs Bill, Saving Connecticut Taxpayers $48 Million

March 8, 2010
CHET Challenges Connecticut Students to Dream Big

March 4, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier’s Response to The Home Depot’s News on Energy Savings

March 2, 2010
More Than 50 Companies Voluntarily Adopt “Say On Pay” as Institutional Investors Continue to Press for an Advisory Vote

February 23, 2010
Connecticut Treasurer Strikes Agreement with CVS Caremark on Say on Pay

February 19, 2010
Statement by Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning the Under Funding of State Pension Funds as Reported by The Pew Center on the States

February 19, 2010
Connecticut Pension Fund Rebounds

February 9, 2010
Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Focuses on Executive Pay for the 2010 Proxy Season

February 3, 2010
Letter to the Editor of the WSJ in response to Editorial on the SEC's Climate Change Disclosure Guidance

February 2, 2010
Treasurer Nappier Supports Call for "Say on Pay" at Financial Services

January 29, 2010
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Nappier Regarding the SEC's Release of Interpretive Guidance on Climate Change Disclosure


2009   Top 

December 10, 2009
Statement of Treasurer Nappier Regarding Goldman Sachs’ Announcement Concerning Say on Pay

November 25, 2009
Sale of Unclaimed Securities Generates Millions for the State’s Coffers

November 13, 2009
Treasurer Nappier Reports Connecticut Bond Sale Attracts Strong Investor Demand

November 5, 2009
Three Credit Rating Agencies Affirm Connecticut’s General Obligation Bond Rating; Agencies Differ On State Outlook

October 28, 2009
WE’VE GOT MONEY...Some May Be YOURS! More than 34,000 New Names to be Published in Newspapers Tomorrow.

October 27, 2009
Statement of Connecticut State Treasurer Nappier In Response to Moody’s Placement of State on “Negative Outlook”

September 22, 2009
State Treasurer Denise Nappier Calls on UTC Executives to Slash Excessive Pay to Save Connecticut Jobs

September 4, 2009
Connecticut Treasury’s 2009 Proxy Year

September 2, 2009
Letter In Support of Retaining UTC Connecticut Jobs (Revised)

August 18, 2009
Connecticut posts FY 2009 Pension Fund Results; Fund outperforms benchmark during year of drastic market declines

August 13, 2009
Letter to Governor and State Legislators on the fiscal impact of a credit downgrade on Connecticut in light of the budget delay

July 15, 2009
Connecticut Treasurer Nappier Names Industry Veteran Corbett as Chief Investment Officer of Connecticut State Pension Funds     [Revised]

June 9, 2009
CHET Dream Big! Competition Winners Announced

May 8, 2009
Connecticut Businesses Will Pay Lower Assessments in FY2010 to Treasury’s Second Injury Fund

May 4, 2009
Statement  Treasurer Nappier Concerning Aldus Capital, LLC

May 1, 2009
State Treasurer’s Office and the University of Connecticut Complete Sale of UConn Bonds; $144 Million Issue Will Finance Projects at Storrs, Health Center

April 29, 2009
Treasurer Denise L. Nappier’s Statement on Bank of America Annual Meeting

April 23, 2009
Statement from State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Concerning Bank of America

April 21, 2009
Shareholders Support Treasurer Nappier’s Call for Greater Transparency of Compensation Consultant Relationships at Citigroup Inc.

April 21, 2009
Statement by Treasurer Nappier In Response to the Indictment of former New York Common Retirement Fund CIO David Loglisci and Hank Morris

April 21, 2009
Connecticut State Treasurer Calls on Bank of America CEO to Step Down

April 3, 2009
Letter From Treasurer to the Harford Courant: No Endorsement To Use Client Fund

March 13, 2009
CHET Challenges Connecticut Students to Dream Big



December 29, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Calls for Federal Legislation to Address High Credit Card Interest Rates

December 29, 2008
Attorney General, DCP, Treasurer announce $308,000 Settlement with Crystal Mall Owners for Alleged Violations of State Gift Card Laws

December 9, 2008
Letter to the Editor of Pension & Investments RE: "Risk of a Sure Bet"

December 9, 2008
Investors Focus On “Liquidity” – Companies Urged To Embrace Water Sustainability

December 8, 2008
Investor Statement on a Global Agreement on Climate Changes

December 8, 2008
Investor Letter on Federal Financial Aid to Automobile Industry

December 2, 2008
Letter on Financial Markets Regulatory Reform Legislation

November 10, 2008
Treasurer Nappier and Financial Planning Associations of Connecticut Announce the FPA CT Pro Bono Network

November 6, 2008
Treasurer’s Vote at Sun Microsystems Signals Turning Point in How Investors View Pay Practices

October 23, 2008
Connecticut Bond Sale Leads The Market, Attracts Record Number Of Investors, Driving Down Borrowing Costs

October 3, 2008
Connecticut Treasury Concludes Successful Proxy Year

October 1, 2008
Letter from Nappier to CT Congressional Delegation urging closure of loophole in provisions for limiting executive compensation – “Rescue Bill”

September 25, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Proposes Limits on Executive Gain from Bailout

September 18, 2008
Statement By Treasurer Nappier Regarding the Ongoing Soundness of the Short-Term Investment Fund

September, 16, 2008
Statement By Treasurer Nappier - Reflections Concerning the Dramatic Market Plunge of September 15, 2008

September, 15, 2008
Statement By Treasurer Nappier Regarding Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Merrill Lynch & Co.

September, 10, 2008
Statement By Treasurer Nappier On the Conservatorship of Freddie Mac / Fannie Mae

September, 10, 2008
Treasury Posts Pension Fund Fiscal Year-end Results

August 18, 2008
Most Connecticut Businesses Will Pay Lower Assessments in FY2009 to Treasury’s Second Injury Fund

August 13, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Announces Strong Investor Response to State’s High-Quality Clean Water Fund Bonds

July 22, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Announces Completion of Cheyne Finance Restructuring and STIF’s Triple A Rating

July 17, 2008
Letter To STIF Investors Regarding Cheyne Finance Restructuring

July 16, 2008
Statement By Treasurer Nappier Regarding Cheyne Finance Notes

June 9, 2008
Treasurer Nappier comments on Attorney General Blumenthal/SEC

May 12, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Leads $1.4 Trillion Investor Coalition in Pushing SEC to Prevent Conflicts of Interest on Corporate Boards; Calls for More Robust Disclosure of Executive Compensation

May 7, 2008
Graduation: A Great Time to Save for College Treasurer urges families to evaluate their college savings strategies

April 22, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Announces Landmark Bond Sale

April 22, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Receives Plan Sponsor Award

April 18, 2008
Treasurer Nappier to Receive Honorary Degree from St. Joseph College

April 16, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Says Four Companies Agree to Connecticut Pension Fund Resolutions, Setting New Standard for Disclosure of Executive Compensation in 2008 Proxies

April 15, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Announces Treasury Joins Institutional Investors In Lauding Ford as First U.S. Automaker to set “Clearly Defined Goal” for a Major Cut in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

April 9, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Announces Unprecedented Bond Sale

April 3, 2008
Tax Season: the Right Time to Plan for College Savings -  CHET’s Tax Considerations for College-Bound Children

February 14, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Joins Institutional Investors Worldwide, Urges SEC, Corporate, Wall Street Action on Global Warming Risks to Pensions

February 6, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Launches 'Your Dollar Your World' at UCONN

January 25, 2008
Nappier Plan to Secure Future of Teachers’ Retirement Fund Wins Approval

January 23, 2008
Treasurer Nappier Celebrates Winners of the CHET College Savings Challenge at the State Capitol



December 28, 2007
Treasurer Nappier Reminds Parents to Enroll in and Make Contributions to CHET Before Dec. 31 to Receive Sizeable Income Tax Benefits

December 14, 2007
A Letter to Investors and Citizens Regarding Citigroup Decision to Support SIVs

December 14, 2007
Quote from Treasurer Nappier re Citigroup Decision to Back Up SIVs

December 13, 2007
Treasurer Nappier Announces Strong Investor Response to State’s High Quality Bonds and More Taxpayer Savings

December 10, 2007
Treasurer Nappier’s Office Joins Patriots Players Welker and Koppen, Visa, Jump$tart, CT Students and  New England State Treasurers for Regional Launch of Financial Football

December 6, 2007
$887 Million Record-Breaking Recovery Made In UnitedHealth Backdating Case

October 23, 2007
Attorney General, Treasurer Say Federal Court Ruling Upholds State Ban on Gift Card Dormancy Fees

October, 19, 2007
State Treasurer, Attorney General Announce Upcoming Trial to Recover Millions in State Pension Fund Losses

September 28, 2007
Class Action Lawsuits Net Nearly $6 Million for State Treasury in FY 2007

September 26, 2007
Treasury Launches Effort to Return Millions in Unclaimed Funds

August 24, 2007
Attorney General, Treasurer issue joint statement on interim victory in state shareholders case

August 7, 2007
Nappier Names Sarah K. Sanders Assistant Treasurer

July 11, 2007
Nappier Selects Mercer as Investment Consultant

July 10, 2007
Statement By Denise L. Nappier RE: Governor’s Signing of PA 07-186 - Pension Obligation Bond Bill

June 18, 2007
Treasurer Applauds Dodd’s Proposed College Tax-Credit Plan

June 12, 2007
Treasury Divests Investment Of Company With Ties To Genocide

June 8, 2007
Nappier Appoints Communications Director

May 30, 2007
Connecticut Treasurer Questions Governance At Exxon Mobil

May 10, 2007
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, Re: Apple Inc. Shareholder Resolution

April 23, 2007
Connecticut Treasurer Urges Investors To Withhold Vote On Exxon Board Member Michael Boskin For Repeated Refusal To Meet With Shareholders

March 26, 2007
The Office of the State Treasurer, Empower New Haven, and Bank of America Expand Predatory Lending Prevention Program into New Haven

March 15, 2007
Institutional Investors Say HP Proxy Resolution Demonstrates Widespread Endorsement for Proxy Access

March 13, 2007
Public Funds Call for Support of Landmark Shareholder Access to the Proxy at Hewlett-Packard

February 27, 2007
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, Re: Morgan Stanley’s Decision Regarding Independence of Compensation Consultants

February 5, 2007
Speaker Amann and Treasurer Nappier Unveil Plan for Teachers’ Pensions; Democrats Propose Comprehensive Solution to Strengthen the Teachers’ Retirement Fund and Save Taxpayers Billions Over Long Term A fact sheet on the Nappier/Amann proposal

January 24, 2007
Connecticut Treasury & AFSCME Claim Victory in Hewlett-Packard Proxy Challenge; Company Includes Shareholder Resolution on the Proxy

January 23, 2007
Connecticut Treasury & AFSCME File Suit Against Hewlett-Packard; Shareholders Ask Court to Enforce SEC Rules Allowing Access to Proxy

January 2, 2007
Investors Applaud Actions of Top Companies to Develop "Best Practices" to Assure Independence of Compensation Consultants; Call on Corporate Boards to Follow Example :  Link to Corporate Responses to Investors


December 7, 2006
Treasurer Nappier Urges Connecticut Residents to Give that Special Child on Your List a Gift Toward a Brighter Future

December 7, 2006
Shareholders, Including Connecticut, Challenge TXU on New Coal Plants and Energy Efficiency

November 30, 2006
CT Treasurer’s Office Partners with Innovative Non-profit to Develop State-of-the-Art Financial Education Animations for Youth; New Music Video Series Debuts on TV This Weekend

November 2, 2006
Nappier Reports Highly Successful Bond Sale Will Yield $12 Million Long-Term Savings for State Taxpayers

November 2, 2006
Nappier Says Strong Support of Resolution at Sun Microsystems Reflects Shareholder Disillusionment with Executives Pay

November 1, 2006
Nappier Says Shareholder Resolution at Sun Microsystems Would Allow Shareholders to Offer Opinion on Top Executives Pay

October 27, 2006
5th Annual Connecticut “Money Conference for Women” Gives Women an Opportunity to Improve Their Financial Outlook

October 23, 2006
Investors Call for Disclosure of Executive Compensation Consultant Work; Cite Potential Conflict of Interest That Could Lead to Higher CEO Pay

October 20, 2006
Nappier Backs Call by National Association of State Boards of Education to Require Financial Education in Schools

October 16, 2006
State Treasury’s Investment Fund Ranked #1 in USA

October 11, 2006
Leading Investors Worldwide Release Global Framework for Climate Risk Disclosure

October 10, 2006
Connecticut Treasury’s New Community Bank & Credit Union Initiative Invests $35 Million in State Deposits with Local Banks

October 5, 2006
Educators, Business Leaders, State Officials and Community Organizations Begin Efforts to Improve Youth’s Lack of Financial Knowledge

September 26, 2006
Connecticut, New York, North Carolina Pension Funds Seek Access to Hewlett-Packard Proxy Card

September 14, 2006
Nappier Says New Features in CHET College Savings Program Can Help Connecticut Families Prepare for “Perfect Storm” of Financial Challenges

September 6, 2006
State Pension Fund Grows $1.6 Billion in Fiscal Year; Overall Investment Return Exceeds 10% for Third Consecutive Year

September 1, 2006
Nappier, Blumenthal Call on Congress to Protect State Ban on Dormancy Fees, Expiration Dates on Gift Cards
Graphic of Connecticut Mall Gift Card Practices

September 1, 2006
Treasury’s Efforts to Recapture Funds in Class Action Claims Bring $2 Million in FY2006; Recoveries from Six-Year Program Nearly $11 Million

August 31, 2006
State Treasurer Urges Intensified Effort to Strengthen Financial Education in Connecticut Schools

August 16, 2006
Federal Tax Benefits of 529 College Savings Plans To Be Made Permanent

August 15, 2006
H&R Block Agrees to Meet with Institutional Investors to Answer Concerns Regarding Questionable Refund Anticipation Loan Practices - Read the Letter to H&R Block

August 7, 2006
Treasury Co-Sponsors Three Landmark Financial Education Conferences

August 1, 2006
At Urging of Connecticut Treasury, Major U.S. Companies Agree to MacBride Principles in Northern Ireland

July 21, 2006
Nappier Calls on SEC to Expand Disclosure of Compensation Consultant Work; Says Investors Should Know if Potential Conflict of Interest Exists

July 5, 2006
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Regarding Backdating of Stock Options

June 21, 2006
Nappier Named Among “Top 100 Most Influential People in Finance” by National Financial Industry Publication

June 20, 2006
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on Initial Funding from Connecticut’s Housing Trust Fund

June 14, 2006
U.S. and European institutional investors call on SEC to require corporate disclosure on financial risks of climate change - Read the Letter to SEC Chairman Christopher Cox - Read the Memo supplement

June 12, 2006
Connecticut Treasury's New Community Bank & Credit Union Initiative Places State Deposits in Local Banks

June 2, 2006
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on Home Depot

May 31, 2006
CT Attorney General, Treasurer Join Lawsuit Alleging Manipulation Of Unitedhealth Group Stock Options

May 31, 2006
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on ExxonMobil

May 18, 2006
Concerned That ExxonMobil’s Handling of Climate Change “Lags Far Behind” Competitors, 17 Leading U.S. Institutional Investors Seek Meeting with ExxonMobil Board

May 17, 2006
Treasury's Short-Term Investment Fund Assets Hit Historic High; Fund Ranked Among Top In Nation

May 10, 2006
Most Connecticut Businesses Will Pay Lower Assessments in FY2007 to Treasury’s Second Injury Fund

May 9, 2006
Nappier Says Newly Approved CHET Tax Deduction Will Help Middle-Class Families Save for Increasing College Expenses

May 8, 2006
Nappier's Executive Pay Letter Distributed by National Association of Corporate Directors

April 27, 2006
Connecticut State Treasurer’s Office and Bank of America Announce Borrow Wise Initiative for Norwalk

April 27, 2006
United Nations Secretary-General Launches “Principles for Responsible Investment" - Read the Principles for Responsible Investment

April 26, 2006
Connecticut Pension Fund Will Oppose Re-Election of Corporate Compensation Committee Members, Citing Excessive Pay & Benefits of CEO’s

April 26, 2006
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on House and Senate Approval of Sudan Divestment Bill

April 25, 2006
State Treasurer Urges Students to Save Money, Issues “Call to Action” on Financial Education for Youth

April 12, 2006
State Treasurer Announces Innovative Bradley Airport Debt Refunding Will Save Approximately $19 Million in Future Debt Costs

April 11, 2006
Connecticut Treasurer Urges Compensation Committee Members to Prepare Now for SEC Rules on Executive Compensation Disclosure - Read the Open Letter to Corporate Board Compensation Committee Members - Read the Treasurer's Comments Regarding the SEC Proposed Rule

April 10, 2006
Connecticut’s First Statewide Coalition Formed to Improve Youth Financial Literacy; Connecticut High School Students Lack Personal Finance Basics

March 28, 2006
Credit Education And Reestablishment Help Comes To Norwalk

March 21, 2006
BP and DuPont Receive Top Scores in First-Ever Ranking of 100 Companies on Climate Change Strategies

March 10, 2006
State Treasury, Public, Private Organizations Team Up to Help Housing Authority Residents Attain Home Ownership

February 23, 2006
Treasurer Proposes Divestment of Pension Funds from Sudan Investments
Copy of the proposed legislation

February 6, 2006
Nappier Proposes Tax Deduction To Help Families Save For The Rising Costs Of College

January 31, 2006
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier on the Passing of Coretta Scott King

January 18, 2006
Leading National Publication Names Nappier Among “50 Most Powerful Black Women In Business”

January 17, 2006
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier RE: SEC Proposed Rule on Executive Pay Disclosure

January 17, 2006
Pfizer Agrees to Connecticut Pension Fund Resolution, Broadening Disclosure of Executive Compensation in 2006 Proxy

January 16, 2006
Nappier Calls ‘Economic Opportunity’ Urgent Unmet Need In Fulfilling Rev. Dr. Martin Luther’s King’s Dream For America

January 6, 2006
Legislative Leaders Call For Investment In Teachers’ Retirement Fund





December 22, 2005
Nappier Welcomes Gov. Bush, Florida Pension Fund To Effort

December 9, 2005
Treasury Severs Ties With Silvester-Era Investment Company; Pioneer Ventures Turns Over 

December 9, 2005
Bond Commission Approves First $10 Million to Fund State’s

December 2, 2005
Holiday Shopping Alert

December 1, 2005
Institutional Investors Urge Insurance Companies to Assess Financial Risks and Opportunities of Climate Change
Copy of Letter

November 21, 2005
Connecticut Treasurer Nappier Is Re-Elected Treasurer of National Treasurers’ Association

November 11, 2005
Treasury’s Return Of Unclaimed Assets Sets All-Time High

November 2, 2005
Nappier Highlights Investor Agenda for Fairfield County Business Leaders

November 1, 2005
State Pension Fund Grows $1.1 Billion in Fiscal Year

October 27, 2005
First-Ever Insurance Summit On Climate Risks And Opportunities Held In Connecticut

October 25, 2005
Nappier Tells Corporate Directors That Issue of Excessive Executive Compensation Remains Key to Restoring Investor Confidence

October 25, 2005
World-Class Pension Experts Discuss Solutions to Inner City Revitalization

October 19, 2005
Nappier Calls for Connecticut High School Students to Learn Basic Financial Literacy Prior to Graduation

October 14, 2005
Don't Borrow Trouble

October 10, 2005
Nappier Helps Launch Institute for Retirement Security at University of Harford

September 15, 2005
Connecticut’s CHET College Savings Program Marks “College Savings Month”

September 14, 2005
$21 Trillion Investor Coalition Spurs Greater Awareness of Climate Change

September 8, 2005
Nappier Encourages Charitable Organizations

September 8, 2005
State Pension Fund Completes Sale of Hartford’s Goodwin Square

July 12, 2005
Connecticut Pension Fund Pursues Strategies to Persuade Companies to End Business Dealings that May Help Finance Atrocities in Sudan

July 11, 2005
Institutional Investors, Including Connecticut, Call on Power Sector to Focus Attention on Financial Risks from Climate Change

July 11, 2005
State Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Amnesty Program Brings In $1.7 Million In Three Months

July 8, 2005
Nappier Uses Latest Technology to Take Electronic Bids for State Bonds; New Process Yields Solid Results for State Taxpayers

July 1, 2005
General Assembly Backs Nappier Proposal To Create $100 Million Housing Trust Fund For Economic Growth And Opportunity

June 29, 2005
State Treasury Eliminates $251 Million in Short- and Long-Term Debt in Workers’ Compensation Program; Rates Charged to Businesses Also Reduced As Management Reforms, Collaboration with Businesses Results in Landmark Year

June 10, 2005
State Pension Fund Agrees to Sell Hartford’s Goodwin Square to Northland Investment Corp.; $41 Million Price Exceeds Expectations

May 20, 2005
U.S. and European Investors Support Climate Change Resolutions with ExxonMobil

May 19, 2005
State Treasury, Bank of America, Junior Achievement, CT Department of Education, University of Hartford, Hold CT’s First Youth Financial Education Conference

May 12, 2005
Southern Company Releases Climate Risk Report at Shareholder Urging

May 10, 2005
State Treasurer Leads International Summit on Climate Risks and Opportunities

May 9, 2005
State Treasurer Launches Pilot Program To Teach High School Seniors Responsible Use Of Credit Cards

May 5, 2005
Nappier Says Results Of Innovative, Successful Bond Issues Will Bring Long-Term Savings For State Taxpayers

May 4, 2005
State Treasurer Commends Agency Staff For Contributions To State Employees Charitable Campaign

April 26, 2005
State Treasurer Urges Students To Save Money

April 13, 2005
Investors Call On Power Sector And Wall Street To Focus Attention On Financial Risks From Climate Change

April 4, 2005
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
Re: MetLife

March 31, 2005 
Ford Motor Co. to Prepare Climate Risk Report; Connecticut Pension Fund Among Investors in Talks Leading to Landmark Agreement

March 21, 2005 
State Treasury Begins Unclaimed Property Amnesty Program, Aimed at Encouraging Businesses to Comply with State Law

March 18, 2005 
State Treasurer's Office Completes Sale of UConn Bonds, $100 Million Will Finance Projects at Storrs, Health Center

March 17, 2005
Nappier Urges Connecticut Companies to Consider Risks and Opportunities Posed by Climate Change

March 08, 2005
U.S. Companies Face Record Number of Global Warming Shareholder Resolutions on Wider Range of Business Sectors

March 02, 2005
Treasury's Short-Term Investment Fund Continues to Outperform Benchmarks, Attract Investors

February 28, 2005
Nappier Becomes One of State’s Longest Serving Treasurers

February 15, 2005
Nappier Notes Historic Milestone as Mashantucket Pequot Payments to State of Connecticut Surpass $2 Billion

February 03, 2005
Nappier Proposes $100 Million Housing Trust Fund As Sound Investment, Economic Imperative; Cites Opportunity for More Jobs, Business Growth

January 27, 2005
Attorney General, Treasurer Announce Bank of America Plan for Community Development to Benefit Connecticut Residents

January 14, 2005
Eleven Public Investment Officials from Across the Country Call for SEC Rule Granting Shareholders the Right to Nominate Corporate Directors

January 12, 2005
Attorney General, Treasurer Win Victory in Fight Against Illegal Expiration Dates, Fees on Crystal Mall Gift Cards

January 6, 2005
Connecticut Treasurer Withdraws Shareholder Resolution After Disney Agrees to Formalize Its Policy Regarding Separation of Chair and CEO Positions

2004   Top 

December 15, 2004
Record-Setting Response in Opening Two Weeks of “Big List” Campaign; Treasury Working to Return Millions to Rightful Owners

November 30, 2004
After Record-Setting Year, State Treasury Kicks-off New Campaign to Return Millions in Unclaimed Funds to Rightful Owners

November 15, 2004
Attorney General, Treasurer, Consumer Protection Sue Crystal Mall Owner for Illegal Gift Card Fees

November 10, 2004
Connecticut’s College Savings Programs Surpasses $500 Million in Assets for First Time in its History;  Nearly 43,000 CHET Accounts Now Open

November 09, 2004
Nappier Says Nearly 70,000 Insurance Company Policy Owners Have Unclaimed Money After Corporations Shift From Mutual Ownership to Stock Companies

November 08, 2004
Connecticut Treasurer Calls on Disney Chair to End Effort Aimed at Blocking Shareholder Vote on Permanent Separation of Chair and CEO Positions - Copy of Letter - Copy of Resolution

October 27, 2004
Pension Funds File Shareholder Resolution to Nominate Candidates for Halliburton Board of Directors

October 15, 2004
Treasury's Return of Unclaimed Assets Sets All-Time High, Surpasses $10.8 Million Returned in Fiscal Year

October 15, 2004
Connecticut Pension Fund Files Shareholder Resolution to Require Separation of CEO and Board Chair Positions at Disney

October 14, 2004
Treasurer Nappier Names Carol Heller to Manage Treasury’s Financial Education Initiatives

October 13, 2004
3rd Annual Connecticut “Money Conference” Strives to Make Financial Planning a Priority for Women

September 29, 2004
State Pension Fund to Sell Hartford’s Goodwin Square; Nappier Expects to Take Advantage of Strong Real Estate Market for Office Tower, Hotel

September 23, 2004
New Public Education Campaign Stresses Need for Early Start to Saving for College

September 21, 2004
State Pension Fund Grows $1.9 Billion in Fiscal Year; Overall Investment Return of 15% is Highest in Four Years

September 20, 2004
Forstmann Little Agrees to $15 Million Settlement of Lawsuit Filed by Connecticut Pension Fund

September 13, 2004
Treasury Sale of Unclaimed Securities Exceeds Projected Revenue by $38 Million;  Total of $88 Million Transferred to General Fund, Will Boost Anticipated State Surplus

September 8, 2004
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
Re: AEP Report on Financial Risk Posed by Climate Change

August 26, 2004
Credit Education and Re-establishment Help Comes to Windham

August 25, 2004
Top State Investment Officers Call on SEC to Require Corporations to Disclose to Shareholders All Political Contributions

August 2, 2004
Nappier Calls on US Treasury to Provide Value of Matured, Unredeemed US Savings Bonds to State’s Unclaimed Property Program to Enable Treasury to Notify Residents of Bonds

July 23, 2004
Nappier Announces Creation of Connecticut Horizon Fund to Increase Opportunity for Women, Minority, Connecticut-based and Newly Emerging Investment Firms

July 23, 2004
Nappier Calls for Special Meeting of Connecticut Development Authority Board to Review Compensation for Departing President

July 6, 2004
Letter to the editor of the Wall Street journal RE: Forstmann Little Verdict

July 2, 2004
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal RE: Forstmann Little Verdict

June 22, 2004
Nappier Receives Awards Citing Leadership, Accomplishment in Advocating Financial Education

June 7, 2004
State Treasurer Honors Local Sailor During “Salute to the Navy” Dinner      ( Photo )

June 3, 2004
Connecticut Treasury’s Aggressive Efforts to Recapture Funds From Class Action Suit Claims Results in Record Recoveries; More Than $2.1 Million During Current Fiscal Year

June 3, 2004
Shareholders Request that Kellwood Monitor and Report on Labor Standards Abroad

May 29, 2004
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE:  Forstmann Little trial

April 30, 2004
Nappier Urges House to Establish A  State Climate Policy; Says Shareholders Need Climate Change Information to Respond to Business Investment Risks

April 15, 2004
Thirteen Pension Leaders Call on SEC Chairman to Require Global Warming Risks in Corporate Disclosures

April 5, 2004
Safeway Shareholders Discuss Corporate Governance Issues
Safeway Presentation

March 29, 2004
Nappier Says Record-Setting Results of Bond Issues Will Bring Immediate and Long-Term Savings for Connecticut Taxpayers

March 25, 2004
Leading Investors Announce Plans to Withhold Vote on CEO, Directors of Safeway, INC.; Concerns Include Financial Performance, Board Independence, Corporate Governance
- Safeway’s Strategic & Corporate Governance Crises - Report to Safeway Shareholders, March 22, 2004

March 9, 2004
Nappier Calls for Changes to SEC Proposed Rule to Provide Shareholders Real Access to Nominate Corporate Directors - Treasurer Nappier’s statement - SEC Roundtable

February 26, 2004
Oil and Gas Industry Faces Record Number of Global Warming Shareholder Resolutions at Wider Range of Firms

February 26, 2004
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE: DISNEY Annual Meeting

February 19, 2004
American Electric Power, Cinergy Agree to Report to Shareholders on Responses to Rising Pressure to Reduce Greenhouse Gas, Other Emissions

February 13, 2004
Nappier Says Proposed Comcast Takeover of Disney Raises Serious Corporate Governance Concerns for Shareholders; Cites Possible Economic Impact in Connecticut

February 11, 2004
Institutional Investors, Financial Leaders From 9 States Request Meeting With Safeway to Discuss Concerns About Board Independence, Upcoming Nominations

February 2, 2004
Nappier Urges Legislature to Approve Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform

January 21, 2004
Nappier to Address World Economic Forum; Connecticut Treasurer Invited to Present Views as Leading Institutional Investor on Corporate Disclosure of Financial Risk - Video of World Economic Forum Session

January 14, 2004
Blumenthal, Nappier Plan Public Hearing On Bank Of America - Fleet Merger; Will Bring Connecticut's Concerns to Federal Agencies

January 7, 2004
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal
RE:  Bank of America and Fleet Merger



2003   Top 

December 23, 2003
Nappier to Simon: Comply with Connecticut's Gift Card Law

December 22, 2003
Blumenthal, Nappier Raise Serious Concerns About Bank of America - Fleet Merger; Seek Answers on Reductions in Banking Services, Possible Layoffs

December 18, 2003
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier RE:  Announcement of John Thain as CEO of NYSE

December 11, 2003
Nappier Reminds Malls That New Connecticut Gift Card Law Applies to Mall-Issued Gift Cards; Urges Retailers to Inform Employees About Consumer Protections in New Law

December 10, 2003
Nappier Announces $850,000 in Restitution for Pension Fund From Fund Manager Convicted in Silvester Scandal

December 9, 2003
Treasurer Nappier Saves $225,000 in Putnam Investment Fees; Firm to Remain on State Watch List, Will Link Future Fees to Performance

December 8, 2003
Another Reason to Shop in Connecticut this Holiday Season: Gift Cards Without Unexpected Fees, Expiration Dates

November 26, 2003
HOLIDAY SHOPPING ALERT:
There’s never been a better time to buy gift cards in Connecticut; New consumer law prevents inactivity fees from diminishing gift card value

November 21, 2003
10 Top State, Local, Union Investors Urge SEC, Corporate, Wall Street Action on Global Warming Risks to Pensions

November 21, 2003
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE:  Paul Silvester sentencing

October 21, 2003
Upcoming Conference Seeks to Demystify Financial Planning for Women

October 10, 2003
Nappier Steps Up Criticism of Investment Firm, Will Initiate Detailed Review of Investment Practices

October 2, 2003
State Pension Officials Strongly Oppose Barriers in SEC’s Proposed Proxy Access Rules

September 26, 2003
State Treasury, Fleet, Jump$tart Coalition to Hold Connecticut’s First “Summit on Youth Financial Education”

September 26, 2003
Standard & Poor’s Improves State Credit Outlook From Negative to Stable

September 25, 2003
Institutional Investors' Full-Page Ad in Wall Street Journal Asks SEC to Give Shareholders Access to Corporate Election Ballots

September 24, 2003
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier RE: Meeting with board members of New York Stock Exchange

September 23, 2003
Public Pension Funds Urge Securities & Exchange Commission to Heed the Call of Investors Seeking Access to Proxy for Electing Directors

September 23, 2003
Nappier, State Treasurers, Institutional Investors to Meet Wednesday with NYSE Leadership on Corporate Governance

September 18, 2003
Treasurer's Office Exceeds 13,000 Claims Paid; More Than $9.4 Million is Reclaimed by Rightful Owners & Heirs

September 16, 2003
September is College Savings Month; Connecticut’s CHET Program Provides Investment Options, Tax Benefits, Low Fees

September 12, 2003
Connecticut Treasurer Nappier Is Elected Treasurer of National Treasurer’s Association

September 4, 2003
Nappier Praises Appointment of Dick Roberts to Lead Investment Advisory Council;  Cites Solid Track-Record of Effective Oversight

July 18, 2003
Nappier Says 2003 Is “Watershed Year” for Shareholders as Corporate Attitudes Toward Governance Reforms Change, More Progress Achieved

July 17, 2003
Treasurer Moves to Sever All Ties to Triumph Capital;
Nappier, Blumenthal Will Seek Recovery of Assets for Pension Fund

July 16, 2003
Statement by Connecticut Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE:  Triumph/Spadoni Verdict

July 15, 2003
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE:  Staff Report, Securities and Exchange Commission

June 18, 2003
Nappier Receives National Women in Government Award, Recognizing Integrity, Ethics in Management of State Pension Fund

June 6, 2003
Connecticut Treasury counter motions at Lufthansa annual meeting focus on executive pay disclosure, labor and human rights for employees

June 5, 2003
CT Treasurer Tells Congress Lack of Information Puts Investors at Risk; Nappier Says Investors Need More Corporate Disclosure on Plans to Respond to Global Warming

May 14, 2003
House Backs Nappier to Stop Retailers from Seizing Unused Value of Gift Cards

May 6, 2003
Consumer Alert! Nappier Urges Reading Fine Print on Mother's Day Gift Cards that Lose Value if Not Used Promptly.

April 22, 2003
Lawmakers, Treasurer Call Housing Essential for Sound Economy

April 16, 2003
Institutional Shareholder Services Recommends in Favor of Global Warming Resolution at American Electric Power

April 14, 2003
Nappier Proposes Law to Stop Retailers from Fine Print Gift Card Policies that "Double-dip" at Consumers Expense

April 10, 2003
Nappier Appointed to National Task Force to Improve Investor Communication and Confidence

April 8, 2003
Plan to Reduce State Pension Fund Contribution Nappier calls "Trifecta of Bad Fiscal Management"

April 3, 2003
Largest Ever Settlement; $1 Million Recovered in Securities Fraud Lawsuit; Nappier Continues Pursuit.

April 1, 2003
Nappier Asks Institutional Investors to Examine Climate Risk; Connecticut, New York State, New York City Likely to Vote Proxies on Resolutions

March 14, 2003
Credit Rating Agencies Reaffirm Credit Rating And Will Monitor Budget Deficit

February 26, 2003
Nappier Announces Significant Progress On Key Corporate Governance Issues at Four Leading Companies

February 25, 2003
Connecticut Shareholder Resolution at Exxon-Mobil Urges Disclosure of Global Warming Risks.
Statement by Treasurer Nappier

February 12, 2003
Nappier Says Safeco Permitting Unfiltered Communication Between Directors and Shareholders

February 6, 2003
Nappier, Blumenthal Announce $35 Million Settlement of Securities Class Action Suit Against Campbell Soup Company



2002   Top 

December 31, 2002
Nappier Announces Treasury's Top Ten Achievements in 2002

December 26, 2002
Nappier & Blumenthal Get Order Permitting Testimony from Former JDS Uniiphase Employees for Securities Litigation

December 24, 2002
Connecticut's 529 College Savings Program Tops $250 Million In Assets, Surpasses 30,000 Accounts

December 11, 2002
Credit Rating Agencies Affirm Connecticut ’s Strong Credit Rating 

October 31, 2002
General Obligation Bond Sale Provides Additional $10.5 Million to Help Alleviate State Budget Pressure; Total Reaches $54 Million

October 30, 2002
US Survey finds Connecticut Pension Fund Performance In Nation's Top 1% for Past 4 Years

October 28, 2002
Nappier Announces Grant to Help Families Achieve Financial Independence

October 28, 2002
$1Billion Netted by Treasury Asset Recovery/Loss Prevention Program; Nappier Urges Other Funds to do the Same

October 21, 2002
Nappier Initiative Promotes Independence, Diversity on Corporate Boards

October 9, 2002
Unclaimed Assets of Puerto Rican Residents Provided for First Time in Connecticut History; State Treasurer Joined by Representatives of Puerto Rican Government at Historic State Capitol Ceremony

Photos of State Capital Ceremony

October 3, 2002
Nappier Says Federal Investigators Reviewing Silvester Investment Gone Bad; Fraudulent Actions Suspected

October 2, 2002
Nappier Says Success of General Obligation Bond Issues Helps Alleviate Budget Pressure; Additional Refinancing Planned to Reduce Debt Burden on Taxpayers

September 26, 2002
Nappier Urges SEC to Split Banking, Analyst Areas of Wall Street Firms; Move in Line with Treasurer’s Next Level of Corporate Reforms

September 23, 2002
$297.5 Million Distributed to State Treasury from Private Equity Firm; Company Agrees Not to Re-invest Funds without Approval

September 23, 2002
State Treasurer’s Office Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting; Nappier Says Recent Corporate Scandals Underscore Importance of Reliable, Accurate Financial Reports

September 6, 2002
Nappier Calls on Wall Street to Consider Corporate Governance Practices for Leading Market Indexes; Asks Major Institutional Investors to Support Initiatives Establishing “Second Tier” of Corporate Reforms

September 3, 2002
Nappier Reminds Connecticut Residents That Searches for Unclaimed Money at Treasurer’s Office Are Free

August 23, 2002
Pension Fund Shows Long Term Strength, Remains One of Nation's Best, Outpacing Investment Benchmark and Market; Nappier Advocates Five-Point Pension Plan

August 8, 2002
Treasury's Return of Unclaimed Assets sets All-Time High, Surpasses $10 million Returned this Fiscal Year

August 2, 2002
Nappier Says Stanley Works Decision to Drop Bermuda Reincorporation Demonstrates Importance of Shareholder Rights, Shareholder Activism

August 1, 2002
Nappier Says New York Stock Exchange Standards for Independent Board Members Provides Opportunity for More Diverse Boards to Include Women, Minorities

July 31, 2002
Nappier Urges New York Stock Exchange to Adopt Tougher Corporate Accountability, Responsibility Standards

July 30, 2002
Nappier Calls for Special Meeting of Stanley Works Board to Reconsider Bermuda Reincorporation

July 25, 2002
Nappier Says Pension Fund Outperforms Market, Investment Benchmark; Pension Benefits Unaffected by Market Volatility

July 17, 2002
Attorney General, Treasurer Tell SEC That Stanley Works is Making Same Mistake Twice; New Proxy Misinforms Shareholders Again

July 16, 2002
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
Re:  Ethics Commission Settlement with St. James Associates

July 8, 2002
Nappier Says Omitting Bermuda-Based Companies From Rules Requiring CEO’S to Swear to Accuracy of Annual Reports Adds Insult to Injury

July 3, 2002
Attorney General, Treasurer Urge SEC to Conduct Full Investigation of Stanley Works Reincorporation Activities, State Action Being Considered

June 27, 2002
Nappier Criticizes Lack of Regulatory Action, Says Stricter Oversight, Greater Corporate Responsibility Long Overdue, Essential to Restore Investor Confidence

May 22, 2002
College Savings Accounts Can Now Be Opened on the Internet in Connecticut's CHET Program

May 14, 2002
Nappier call for Two Separate Shareholder Votes in AT&T - Comcast cable Merger is heard by Companies

May 10, 2002
Lawsuit Filed by Blumenthal, Nappier Bring Halt to Stanley Works’ Reincorporation Plans

May 10, 2002
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE: Class Action Reparation Lawsuits

May 9, 2002
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
(Reaction to Stanley Works shareholders vote)

May 8, 2002
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier
RE: Stanley Works Reincorporation

May 6, 2002
Nappier Reforms Result in Further Reductions in Business Assessments by Treasury's Second Injury Fund

May 3, 2002
Nappier Calls on the Stanley Works to Reconsider Plan to Re-incorporate from Connecticut to Bermuda

May 2, 2002
Nappier Says Latest General Obligation Bond Issue Will Mean $9 Million Savings to Taxpayers

May 1, 2002
Connecticut Pension Fund Pursues Shareholders Votes on Corporate Governance Issues

April 24, 2002
State Treasurer Urges Students to Save Money, Calls for Greater Effort to Improve Financial Literacy

April 19, 2002
Nappier Announces Significant Progress on Key Corporate Governance Issues at Six Companies

April 10, 2002
Nappier Announces State Treasury Nets $127.3 Million From Sale of Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Stock

March 20, 2002
New IDA Program Targets Small Business Growth Provides Funds and Support for Launch or Expansion

March 18, 2002
Nappier Reminds Connecticut Residents That Searches For Unclaimed Assets at Treasurer's Office Are Free

February 25, 2002
Nappier, Blumenthal Seek to Recover Pension Funds From Private Equity Firm Forstmann Little & CO.

To read legal complaint and related documents, click here.

February 19, 2002
Nappier Says Disney Reversal, Separating Audit and Non-Audit Services, Should be Followed by Other Corporations; Urges Renewed Shareholder Efforts as Proxy Voting Season Begins

February 8, 2002
Treasury Begins Sale of Anthem Stock in Accordance with Management Plan for Liquidation

February 7, 2002
State Kicks-Off Campaign to Return Millions in Unclaimed Funds to Rightful Owners

January 31, 2002
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier RE: Forstmann Little

January 31, 2002
Connecticut's 529 College Savings Program Tops $150 Million in Assets, Surpasses 20,000 Accounts

January 24, 2002
Statewide Financial Education Initiatives  Will Help Families to Re-establish Credit and Checking Accounts, Learn Basics of Personal Financial Management

January 18, 2002
Connecticut Pension Fund Proceeds with Shareholder Resolution Urging Board Diversity at EMC Corporation

January 8, 2002
Nappier Names Linda Hershman as Assistant Deputy Treasurer, Chief of Staff

January 4, 2002
Nappier Announces Treasury's Top Ten Achievements in 2001



2001   Top 

December 13, 2001
Treasury Program Will Encourage Brokerage Business With Connecticut Firms, Women And Minority-Owned Firms And Emerging Businesses 

November 29,  2001
Connecticut Treasury Plans To Issue $175 Million In General Obligation Bonds Next Week

November 16, 2001
Nappier Announces General Obligation Bond Issue Will Save Connecticut Taxpayers Over $30 Million

November 16, 2001
Nation's Top Financers Meet With State Treasurers
First meeting of financial community since September 11

November 15,  2001
Nappier Initiative Encourages Investment Business with Connecticut Brokers, Women-Minority-Owned Firms and Emerging Businesses

November 7, 2001
Nappier, Blumenthal Announce $457 Million Settlement of Securities Class Action Suit; Settlement is 3rd Largest in U.S. History

October 22, 2001
Statewide Financial Education Initiative Launched By State Treasurer, Fleet Bank, National Self-Help Investment Plan

October 2, 2001
State Treasurer's Office Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

September 26, 2001
Nappier Announces Special Tax Obligation Bond Issue Will Save Connecticut Taxpayers $21 Million

August 9, 2001
Nappier Reforms Result in Rate Cut for Business; Management Reforms, Tighter Fiscal Controls Drive Reduction in Second Injury Fund Assessment.

August 3, 2001
College Savings Program Tops $100 Million in Assets, Nappier Improvements Attract Record Number of New Families

July 20, 2001
Treasury's Return of Unclaimed Property Sets All-time High, Nearly $10 Million Claimed in Fiscal Year

July 17, 2001
Court Denies Effort by Campbell's Soup Company to Dismiss Class Action Suit Led by Connecticut Treasury

June 22, 2001
Nappier Announces General Obligation Bond Issue Will Save Connecticut Taxpayers Nearly $23 Million

June 12, 2001
Nappier Names Adrianne Baughns Wallace to Coordinate Treasury's Financial Education Initiatives

June 12, 2001
Connecticut Treasury Plans to Issue $400 Million in General Obligation Revenue Bonds This Month

May 11, 2001
Nappier Announces Triumph Capital To Return $125.5 Million In Cash And Assets To state Pension Fund

April 30, 2001
Debt Management Activity in March is Highest in State History; More Than $1.7 Billion in Bonds Issued

April 27, 2001
Alberta Mendenhall of Hamden Named Assistant Treasurer to Lead Treasury's Second Injury Fund Division

April 25, 2001
Connecticut Pension Fund Urges Office Depot to More Closely Link Executive Pay with Company Performance

April 9, 2001
Nappier Launches Pension Fund's Corporate Governance Program; Effort is Most Comprehensive in State History

March 30, 2001
Connecticut Trust sells $1.4 Billion of Rate Reduction Bonds

March 29, 2001
Treasurer Nappier Broadens Investment Options for Connecticut's College Savings Program

March 26, 2001
Public & Union Pension Funds Announce New Shareholder Proposals at Bank of America, Sprint, and Conseco to curb Excessive CEO Pay

March 9, 2001
Statement by State Treasurer Nappier; Re: Legislative action regarding Waterbury

February 26, 2001
Treasurer's Office Publishes Unclaimed Property Holder Manual; Urges Businesses to Report Unclaimed Property

February 16, 2001
Moody’s Upgrades Connecticut Bond Rating from Aa3 to Aa2

February 15, 2001
Nappier Critiques Rowland Budget Gimmicks;  Urges Legislature To Heed Warning Signs On Surplus Spending, Debt Burden, Pension Funding

February 14, 2001
Investment Advisory Council Backs Nappier Legislative Proposals To Strengthen Pension Fund

February 13, 2001
Nappier Reminds Connecticut Residents That Searches For Unclaimed Assets At Treasurer’s Office Are Free

February 9, 2001
College Savings Program Sets Second Consecutive Record For Accounts Opened In One Month, Nappier Reforms Continue To Attract Record Number Of New Families

February 5, 2001
Norfolk Southern Corporation Agrees to Expand Board of Directors; Connecticut Treasurer Sought Additional Independent Members.

February 1, 2001
Back to Basics: Fiscal Integrity in Pension Funding Will Assure Future Taxpayer Relief

January 10, 2001
College Savings Program Opens 10,000TH Account, Nappier Reforms Attract Record Number of New Families

January 02, 2001
Catherine Boone Appointed Assistant Treasurer for Debt Management in State Treasurer's Office



2000   Top       

December 29, 2000
Nappier Announces Treasury’s Top Achievements In 2000

December 20, 2000
Connecticut  Joins Unprecedented Lawsuit to Recover $8 Million in Unclaimed Western Union Money Transfers

December 19, 2000
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Re: SEC Settlement with Landmark Partners

December 15, 2000
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier Re:  Thomas Flanigan

December 7, 2000
Treasurer's Office Launches Campaign to Encourage Connecticut Families to Save for Higher Education

December 5, 2000
State Pension Fund Backs Shareholder Effort Urging Diversity on Board of American Power Conversion

November 30, 2000
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier   RE: Action by State Ethics Commission

November 27, 2000
Labor Department, Office of the Treasurer Announce $400,000 "Assets for Independence" IDA Grant Award

November 8, 2000
Pitney Bowes Inc. and American Ambulance Service, Inc. Receive First Annual  Connecticut Business Ethics Awards: Presented by Keynote Speaker, State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, on Behalf of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Hartford Chapter

October 26, 2000
State Treasurer Denise Nappier to Receive HCW’s Woman of the Year Award

October 2, 2000
Three Credit Rating Agencies Upgrade State's Second Injury Fund; Nappier Reforms Produce Impress Credit Community

September 17, 2000
Connecticut Treasurer Calls For Greater Outreach By Financial Services Industry To African American Women

September 15, 2000
Nappier, Blumenthal Stress Need For Strong Community Involvement By Fleet To Keep Investment Commitment

September 13, 2000
Nappier Names Flanigan As Chief Investment Officer For Connecticut State Pension Fund

September 11, 2000
Treasurer Nappier Kicks-Off Campaign To Return Millions In Unclaimed Funds To Rightful Owners

June 21, 2000
Nappier Announces Record- Setting Bond Sale; Connecticut Taxpayers Save On Interest Costs

June 16, 2000
Moody's Investors Service Revises View of State Bond Financing; Rating Agency now Says View is "positive"      Improved Agency Outlook Includes Concerns About High Debt, Unfunded Pension Liabilities

June 16, 2000
Revamped Higher Education Savings Program Sets Record for New Accounts    Response Strong to Lower Fees, Improved Investment Management

May 15, 2000
Nappier Polices Prevent Rate Increase for Businesses Blue Ribbon Commission finds tighter fiscal controls, financing alternatives improve fiscal situation at Second Injury Fund in Wake of Silvester Actions

May 8, 2000
Legislature Approves Statewide Framework For Individual Development  Accounts; Public-Private Partnership to Help Low-Income Families

April 25, 2000
Nappier calls on Rowland to sign Treasury Reform and Campaign Finance Reform bills; Two Reform bills will help to restore public confidence after Silvester scandal

April 25, 2000
Nappier announces by state pension fund votes for shareholder resolutions supporting worker rights at IBM, environmental information from General Electric

April 13, 2000
Statement made by Treasurer Nappier on passage of Treasury Reform Bill

March 13, 2000
Nappier Re-Opens State's Higher Education Savings Program With New Investment Manager, Lower Fees and Reduced Minimum Investment

February 9, 2000
Statement made By State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier     RE: Gas Tax Proposal

February 8, 2000
Nappier Proposes State Participation In Public-Private Partnership

January 20, 2000
Task Force On Individual Development Accounts Presents Final Report, Recommendations Are Blueprint For Public-Private Partnership To Help Low-Income Families

January 12, 2000
Nappier 11 point reform plan would improve investment Decision Making, Prevent abuses of investment process


1999   Top     

December 29, 1999
Nappier Announces Treasury's Top Achievements in 1999

December 20, 1999
Nappier Replaces Collegiate Capital As State's Higher Education Savings Program Manager

December 7, 1999
Treasurer Updates Compensation Disclosure Report

November 16, 1999
Treasurer's Statement Regarding Disclosures

November 9, 1999
Concludes extremely successful general obligation bond sale

October 20, 1999
Reveals compensation paid by firms doing business with State Treasurer's Office

October 8, 1999
Renews call for comprehensive campaign finance reform

October 1, 1999
Compensation disclosure forms mailed to over 230 investment service providers conducting business with State Treasurer's Office

September 30, 1999
Divest More Branches, Commits to Minimum of $2.9 Billion in Community Reinvestment

September 24, 1999
Treasurer Nappier Initiates Legal Review, Will Seek Reparations of funds Involved in Silvester Schemes; Orders Full Disclosure of Finders Fees Paid by Firms

September 23, 1999
Statement by Connecticut State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier

September 16, 1999
State Treasury Kicks off "Name it and Claim it" Campaign to Return Unclaimed Property

September 3, 1999
Blumenthal, Nappier Urge Federal Reserve Board to postpone consideration of Fleet/BankBoston Merger

September 2, 1999
Statement by State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier, RE: Justice Department Ruling in Fleet/BankBoston Merger

August 25, 1999
Federal Reserve Will Include Transcript of Public Hearing on Fleet/BankBoston Merger in Official Record; Hearing to Receive Live Coverage on Internet

July 6, 1999
Blumenthal, Nappier Raise Serious Concerns About Fleet Merger Plan; Say State Businesses, Residents May be Hurt by Lack of Competition

June 22, 1999
Treasurer Nappier Leads Connecticut in Historic Bond Sale of $300 Million

June 3, 1999
State Treasurer Nappier Reveals Severe Budget Shortfalls and Lack of Fiscal Analysis by Predecessor in Second Injury Fund

May 24, 1999
Nappier Convenes Statewide Task Force to Extend Savings Opportunities for Low-Income Families

May 20, 1999
Nappier Calls on Congress to Block Efforts Aimed at Slashing Community Reinvestment Act

April 27, 1999
Nappier to Convene Statewide Task Force to Extend Savings Opportunities for Low-Income Families

March 30, 1999
UConn 2000 Bonds Sell out to Retail Investors, First Time in State History That General Obligation Bonds Go 100% Retail

March 9, 1999
Nappier Names Hartford Assistant City Manager, Former Acting Assistant US Secretary of Labor to Key Posts

March 5, 1999
Nappier Urges Cautious Approach in Permitting Municipalities to Issue Pension Bonds

February 5, 1999
State Treasurer Nappier Donates $10,000 to Scholarship Fund, Announces New Annual Scholarship Endowed in Her Name

January 27, 1999
Unclaimed Property Amnesty Program Begins in Connecticut, State Participating in First-Ever Nationwide Effort