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AZ Treasurer Kimberly Hits the Ground Running with
First 100 Days in Office and Releases Report on Accomplishments
PHOENIX, AZ – Today marks Treasurer Kimberly Yee’s 100th day in office as Arizona’s State Treasurer and she released the attached report of her accomplishments. On January 7, 2019, Treasurer Kimberly Yee was sworn into office as the State Treasurer of Arizona and took over a statewide office where she previously served as a staff member over 12 years ago. "As the new State Treasurer of Arizona, it was important to hit the ground running and continue the significant investments we make for Arizona taxpayers, which means more money for education and local governments," said Treasurer Kimberly Yee. "Having previously worked in this office, there was no delay in quickly advancing legislation on financial literacy, growing our investments for education and providing important financial data and economic outlook information to policymakers." As Arizona’s chief banking and investment officer, Treasurer Yee is a statewide constitutional officer serving a term of four years, and is third in line in succession to the Governor. Treasurer Yee safeguards approximately $15 billion in assets and stewards the cash management of Arizona’s $40 billion state budget and related payments to state agencies, local governments and public schools. Treasurer Yee is the first Asian-American to be elected to a statewide office in Arizona’s history. She is also the first Chinese-American Republican woman elected to a major statewide office in the history of the United States. The attached document provides a report of Treasurer Kimberly Yee’s first 100 days in office as the State Treasurer of Arizona.