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April 1, 2019 WI Public Schools to receive $36.2 million from Common School Fund.

“As Chair of this agency, it’s my top priority to ensure strong financial returns that support over a million school children around the state," State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski said. "This funding allows local librarians to purchase needed books and technology while relieving the burden on property taxpayers.”

March 15, 2019 Melvina receives state loan; Treasurer links flood damage to climate change

“As our state experiences increasingly severe weather from record-breaking winter snowfalls to spring and summer flooding, I’m glad the BCPL can be a resource for communities in need of quick and affordable financing to address the impacts of climate change,” said [Treasurer Godlewski].

March 14, 2019 Proposed refinancing authority aims to help UW graduates with student loan debt.

State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski faced a similar situation as many of her constituents. Following her college graduation, Godlewski faced $75,000 in debt at a nine percent interest rate.

“I wish that my story was an exception. But it’s not,” Godlewski said at the press conference. “How can young people get ahead if they can’t even keep up?”​

March 13, 2019 FOX 11 Investigates: Proposal to add duties to treasurer's office

"The governor's budget, I think, does a good job of helping to fulfill the request of the people which is to re-empower this office to be the fiscal watchdog," Godlewski said.

The budget process will likely take months to complete. The state treasurer says she's not waiting until then to get to work. She says she'll do everything she can with the limited duties she has to make an impact on the state.​​

March 1, 2019 Teaching Fiscal Literacy in Schools

Most Wisconsinites wished they saved more. Part of the problem is a lack of education about personal finance. But some local high schools are hoping to change that for the next generation and Treasurer Sarah Godlewski is supportive of the change. 

February​ 22, 2019 State Treasurer Reflects On First Month In Office

Having now served as Wisconsin's Treasurer for more than one month, Sarah Godlewski said she looks forward to returning the state to being a financial leader in her tenure as its chief financial officer. 

​January 20, 2019 Wisconsinites Aren't Saving Much For Retirement: Treasurer​

Wisconsin's State Treasurer has a statistic that has many financial observers worried.

January 10, 2019 Sarah Godlewski inaugurated as state Treasurer: some pictorial highlights of the event​

Sarah Godlewski, an Eau Claire Memorial High School graduate, was inaugurated on Monday as Wisconsin’s State Treasurer.​


For press inquiries please contact the office at ​Sarah.Smith@wisconsin.gov or 608-266-1714.

Wisconsin Office of the State Treasurer
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Phone: 608-266-1714
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