California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced she has launched a resource list for small business owners affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The list is located here http://bit.ly/stosmallbizlist. It includes resources from the federal, state, and local governments, nonprofits, and the private sector. The list contains information on grants and loans, …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced that the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, (CTCAC) which she chairs, is clarifying its regulations to make certain that 13 counties hit by disasters receive $100 million in new federal tax credits. The federal credits, carried by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, and approved by …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma says when it comes to addressing the climate crisis, California is “moving the financial needle” in the right direction. She commended Governor Gavin Newsom in calling for the inclusion of a $1 billion climate catalyst fund in his 2020-21 budget. “California has been the leader …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the results of the sale of $272.6 million of lease revenue bonds to fund a cutting-edge expansion of California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) headquarters in West Sacramento using innovative designs to achieve energy and resource savings while enhancing workforce well-being. The project is …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the results of the sale of $313.3 million of State Public Works Board (SPWB) lease revenue bonds. The bonds will provide funding for a Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) project, four California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) jail projects, and Health …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma urged swift passage of federal legislation that will bring safety, certainty, and security to financial institutions that support the cannabis industry. Last week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act with a strong bipartisan vote of 321-103. The …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma marked Energy Efficiency Day, Oct. 2, by announcing the launch of two state energy efficiency financing programs to help California meet its ambitious climate goal of doubling energy savings by 2030.The Small Business Energy Efficiency Financing (SBF) program and Affordable Multifamily Energy Efficiency Financing Program …continue reading

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, chair of the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC) board, today announced the board’s approval of $300 million in private activity, tax-exempt bonds to XpressWest to finance a ground-breaking high-speed rail line that will connect Southern California to Las Vegas. It will create 10,000 construction …continue reading