Entries by Leo Marquez

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Washington State Bonds Draw Strong Bids

OLYMPIA, WA – Today the Office of the State Treasurer sold $601.9 million in bonds. The bonds were sold in two series; $489,880,000 Various Purpose General Obligation (G.O.) Bonds, Series 2018C, and $112,040,000 Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax General Obligation (MVFT G.O.) Bonds, Series 2018D. Sale Summary The sale attracted strong interest, with both series receiving […]


Biggest Bond Refunding Series in State History Saves Almost $138 Million in Debt Service Costs

OLYMPIA, WA – Pending Congressional action potentially changing future tax policy and restricting the state’s ability to issue refunding bonds helped support the biggest single bond refunding series in Washington State history. The Office of the State Treasurer sold $742.645 million of Various Purpose General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series R-2018C on Tuesday, November 14th. The sale […]

OST Hires Jason P. Richter as New Deputy Treasurer for Debt Management

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce the hire of Jason P. Richter as the new Deputy Treasurer for Debt Management. Within the role, Richter will be a part of the Office of the State Treasurer’s (OST) Executive Leadership Team which provides strategic leadership and tactical planning to support the […]

Meet the Treasurer’s Staff: Administrative Consultant Tammy Risner

Tammy Risner is an Administrative Consultant in the Legislative Building at the Office of the State Treasurer (OST), where she has worked for 31 years. Her responsibilities include: Office Manager and Supervisor of reception desk Vault Manager Produces the Monthly and Annual Reports. Work Orders, Card Keys, and Parking. Handles all Telecommunication needs for the […]

Meet the Treasurer’s Staff: Assistant State Treasurer Shawn Myers

Shawn Myers was appointed Assistant State Treasurer in January, 2017. Her primary responsibilities include: Chief of Staff Special Advisor to the Treasurer Local Government Relations She especially enjoys all the Treasurer’s staff she works with every day. This is the second time Shawn has worked for Office of the State Treasurer (OST). When she was […]

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Davidson Tours Skills Center, Promoting Financial Education

MOSES LAKE – During a recent visit to Grant County, Washington State Treasurer Duane Davidson toured the newly built Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center located in Moses Lake. The high school center that serves eight different school districts was completed in June of 2014 and houses classrooms dedicated to coding, woodworking, metalworking, nursing, law/justice, marketing […]