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Current Year News Releases

April 26, 2019

HARTFORD BUSINESS.COM - The state sold $240 million in UConn 2000 bonds in a near-record sale, the Treasurer says.

April 25, 2019

Treasurer Wooden, UCONN: Success of Bond Sale for UCONN Projects Further Proof of Investor Confidence in Connecticut

April 18, 2019

Treasurer Wooden: First 100 Days in Office Show Commitment To Action on State's Pressing Fiscal Challenges; Addressing Unfunded Pension Liabilities,Improving Credit Standing Among Highlights

April 8, 2019

ctpost- Dan Haar: Celebrating the Right Direction for State's Debt

April 5, 2019

Treasurer Wooden, Governor Lamont, Teachers Urge Passage of Act to Stabilize Teachers' Retirement Fund; Plan Would Save Nearly $900 Million Over Next Five Years

March 29, 2019

HARTFORD BUSINESS.COM - Investors flock to CT's $1B debt issue

March 29, 2019

Treasurer Wooden Announces Historic General Obligation Bond Sales Record As Investors Cite Positive Momentum For Connecticut; Interest Savings Of $45.8 Million Compared To Last Go Bond Sale Levels.

March 20, 2019

Governor Lamont, Treasurer Wooden, Opm Secretary McCaw To Promote Sale of Connecticut Bonds in Hartford,Chicago, Boston and New York; "Investor Road Show" to Highlight New Fiscal Leadership, Economic Progress.

March 19, 2019

Hartford Courant - For the first time in 18 years, Connecticut's bond outlook upgraded.

March 19, 2019

Treasurer Wooden: Connecticut's Bond Outlook Improved By a Major Credit Rating Agency For First Time in 18 Years; Standard & Poor's gives State a Positive Outlook, Cites Improved Reserves and Fiscal Stability

March 14, 2019

PRIVATE EQUITY INTERNATIONAL - Connecticut's new Treasurer Shawn Wooden unveils plan to add $200 million per year for the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds' private equity programme.

March 8, 2019

THE BOND BUYER - Treasurer Shawn Wooden Expects His Proposal to Fix the State Teachers' Pension System to Kick-Start an Agenda that Includes Infrastructure, Improved Returns and Financial Literacy.

March 5, 2019

Hartford Courant - Family, Friends and State Officials Send Off 123 Members of the Connecticut National Guard Who Are Deploying to Cuba  - "During the send-off ceremony Tuesday, state Treasurer Shawn Wooden told the troops: "We will never forget that it is your courage, your sweat and sometimes your blood that keeps America free. ... I'll be here when you return."

March 5, 2019

Institutional Real Estate, Inc. - Connecticut State Treasurer Joins Global Investors' Initiative to Tackle Carbon Pollution at Country's Largest Power Utilities.

March 5, 2019

Treasurer Wooden Joins Global Investors Initiative to Tackle Carbon Pollution at Country's Largest Power Utilities; Coalition Representing $1.8 Trillion in Global Assets Sets Net-Zero Carbon Deadline for Big Polluters.

March 4, 2019

Pension&Investments - New Connecticut Treasurer Wants to Maximize Pension Fund Returns, Minimize Risk.

March 1, 2019

Patch - Manchester - CT Treasurer Puts in His 2 Cents Reading To Manchester Students.

February 26, 2019

Treasurer Wooden, State Officials Acknowledge $1 million in CHEFA Workforce Development Grant Awards at February 27 Event.

February 20, 2019

THE BOND BUYER - Connecticut's New Plan to Shore Up Teachers' Pension Fund.

February 19, 2019

Pension&Investments - Connecticut Governor Proposes Reforms to State Teachers Fund in Conjunction with Treasurer.

February 19, 2019

Statement From Treasurer Wooden on Teachers' Retirement Fund Restructuring Proposal Included in Governor Lamont's Budget.

February 15, 2019

Testimony Submitted by Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden to the Government Administration and Elections Committee Concerning the Divestment of State Funds Invested in Companies Doing Business in Venezuela.

February 7, 2019

Treasurer Wooden Launches 2019 CHET Dream Big! College Savings Competition Art and Essay Competition to Award $26,000 to CT Students.

February 5, 2019

CTPOST - State Treasurer will recommend pension changes.

January 30, 2019

Statement from State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden on the agreement announced today regarding the State Pier between the City of New London and the Connecticut Port Authority, of which the Treasurer is an ex-officio board member.

January 17, 2019

Treasurer Wooden Names Six To Key Staff Positions; Hires Demonstrate Commitment to Qualifications, Experience, Ethics.

January 19, 2019

Wooden Sworn in as Connecticut's 83rd State Treasurer; "Connecticut is facing some enormous fiscal challenges right now, as well as some very exciting opportunities for growth."