Events scheduled for 12/12/2017:
Statement from California Treasurer John Chiang on Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
California State Treasurer John Chiang issued the following statement on the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. Read this news release.
Treasurer Unveils New Program to Help Make Higher Education Accessible for More California Families
California State Treasurer John Chiang and ScholarShare 529, one of the nation’s top performing college savings plans, today announced the launch of a new program to help low- and moderate-income California families jumpstart saving for college. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Releases '30 and 30' Plan to Battle Workplace Discrimination and Harassment
California State Treasurer John Chiang sent the following letter to CalPERS, and a similar letter to CalSTRS, ahead of today's Assembly Rules subcommittee hearing on sexual harassment prevention. Read this news release.
Detailed Data Released by Treasurer Shows Affordable Housing in Republican Congressional Districts Would be Among Major Casualties of GOP Tax Plan
Two programs that have brought more than $2 billion of affordable housing assistance to California’s Republican congressional districts would be among the casualties of the proposed House GOP tax plan, according to detailed data released today by State Treasurer John Chiang. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Helps Communities Impacted by California's Recent Wildfires Gain Access to Recovery Financing
State Treasurer John Chiang announced that his office is introducing new financing programs and making current programs more accessible to residents, small businesses, advanced and green manufacturers, and community health clinics damaged by recent devastating wildfires. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Releases Recommendations to Address Lack of Banking for Cannabis Industry
State Treasurer John Chiang released a report outlining steps California can take to address the lack of banking services that force much of the cannabis industry to operate in cash. Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang Urges CalSTRS to Divest in Sellers of Banned Assault Weapons and "Bump Stocks"
State Treasurer John Chiang today urged CalSTRS board members to divest the pension fund's holdings in wholesale or retail sellers of military-style assault weapons, ammunition and other devices such as "bump stocks" that are banned in California. Read the full transcript of the Treasurer’s speech.
Innovative Program Led by Treasurer John Chiang and Air Resources Board Hits Milestone
The joint effort by the State Treasurer’s Office and the California Air Resources Board backstops loans to diesel truck owners by private-sector lenders. Read this news release.
Strength of California’s Economy Boosts Demand for Tax-Exempt Bonds
The continued improvement in California’s credit, strong access to the capital markets and ongoing investment in meeting critical infrastructure needs has boosted demand for the state’s tax-exempt bonds, according to the new Debt Affordability Report (DAR) issued by State Treasurer John Chiang. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Keeps Sanctions in Place Against Wells Fargo
Treasurer Chiang Keeps Sanctions in Place Against Wells Fargo Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang on Governor’s Signing of Senate Bill 33 (Forced Arbitration)
Victims of fraud by Wells Fargo Bank and other financial institutions finally can have their day in court thanks to Senate Bill 33, sponsored by State Treasurer John Chiang and consumer advocates. Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang Statement on Governor’s Signing Of Affordable Housing Legislation
California State Treasurer John Chiang lauded state lawmakers and Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. for taking decisive steps to address the state’s long festering, 1.5 million-unit affordable housing deficit. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang Appoints Dr. David Martin to Board of California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
State Treasurer John Chiang announced he has appointed Dr. David Martin to the governing Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Read this news release.
Treasurer John Chiang Statement on Approval of Housing Package
Read Treasurer John Chiang’s statement on the approval of a housing package by the California Legislature. Read this news release.
Chiang Joins State Treasurers in Urging Companies to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic
State Treasurer John Chiang today joined state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia in urging drug companies Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen to address the heroin and opioid epidemic or face potential financial consequences in their stock prices. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang, Affordable Housing Advocates to Legislature: Go ‘Big and Bold’ to Address State’s Housing Crisis
State Treasurer John Chiang, affordable housing advocates and Californians who have benefited from affordable housing programs urge the Legislature to quickly pass and send the Governor a package of bills that includes ongoing funding to build affordable homes (SB 2), a $3 billion affordable housing bond (SB 3) and regulatory reforms. Read this news release.
Treasurer Chiang, Building Trades, Housing Advocates Call on Lawmakers to Think Big and Act Boldly on Affordable Housing
State Treasurer John Chiang, the building trades, and housing advocates call on lawmakers to think big and act boldly and pass a $6 to $9 billion housing bond before the end of the current Legislative session.