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April 6, 2016

RELEASE: Citizens Bank announces more than $500,000 in funding to 17 Massachusetts organizations for financial education

As part of an ongoing commitment to give consumers the confidence and tools they need to be fiscally healthy, Citizens Bank together with Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced today that 17 nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts will receive $512,000 in contributions as part of the Citizens Helping Citizens Manage Money financial literacy initiative.

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March 7, 2016

RELEASE: Treasury Announces Fellowship Program For Women In Finance

Today Treasurer Deb Goldberg announced her newly created “Massachusetts Women in Finance Fellowship.” The initiative places Massachusetts women undergraduate students into finance related internships. The Fellowship is the first of its kind within State Treasury.

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January 11, 2016

Boston Business Journal: State treasurer turns to Twitter for gender wage equality discussion

Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg is turning to Twitter to discuss one of the most talked-about topics as of late: the wage gap between men and women.

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November 10, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Lowell

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at UMass Lowell. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Merrimack Valley region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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November 3, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Boston

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at UMass Boston. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Greater Boston region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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September 17, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Hosts Regional Wage Equality Roundtable In Shrewsbury

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at the UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine campus. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Greater Worcester region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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September 15, 2015

South Coast Today: Treasurer Goldberg: Wage equality 'a family issue'

When will the wage gap be closed in Massachusetts? That's the question Valerie Bassett, executive director of the Women's Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts, posed to an audience at UMass Dartmouth last week.

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July 28, 2015

OP-ED: Closing the gender wage gap

Seventy years after we became the first state to mandate equal pay for comparable work, a significant wage gap persists. Today in Massachusetts, women earn just 82 cents on the dollar. African- American women – 61 cents. Latina women – 50 cents.

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July 20, 2015

RELEASE: Treasurer Goldberg Launches First Regional Wage Equality Roundtable in Springfield

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg and her statewide Advisory Committee on Wage Equality will host a panel discussion this afternoon at the UMass Center-Springfield. They will collaborate with business and thought leaders from across the Springfield region to explore and develop best practices to close the wage gap.

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July 18, 2015

Springfield Republican: Massachusetts Treasurer Deb Goldberg urges public-private partnership to close wage gap between women, men

State Treasurer Deb Goldberg pledged to provide public and private employers with a "tool box" of policies and strategies to fight the persistence of wage inequality in the Bay State – especially among women and minorities.

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