Entries by Adam Johnson

State Treasurer welcomes county officials from around the state

Olympia, WA – Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson recently hosted a nearly two dozen newly elected and returning county officials. This group of county treasurers and assessors took part in a meet and greet with Treasurer Davidson and his staff. The Office of the State Treasurer invited the group to extend an offer of partnership for […]

Funding Transportation Infrastructure, Reducing Debt Service Costs, and Extending Efficient Contracts.

On Tuesday, the State Finance Committee adopted resolutions aimed at financing additional transportation projects, generating savings through refinancing, and extending the state’s fiscal agent contract to reduce service fees for state and local government through economies of scale. Perhaps the most notable of the three passed Tuesday was Resolution No. 1218, which will allow the […]

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Washington Attracts Multiple Bidders for Competitive Bond Sale

Treasurer Duane A. Davidson (left) and Deputy Treasurer of Debt Management Jason Richter (right).OLYMPIA, WA – Washington State’s positive economic outlook and Aa1/AA+/AA+ bond ratings drew a strong field of investors for competitive bids on three series of bonds valued at more than $500 million on Wednesday. The sale of bonds will make funding available […]