News Releases - July 2017

Treasurer Torsella Announces Major Milestone for PA ABLE Savings Program

Harrisburg, PA – Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) has surpassed $1 million in assets since its launch in April of this year. The $1 million milestone has been surpassed in just over 3 months into the program’s existence in Pennsylvania. PA ABLE provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.

Treasurer Torsella Joins Nationwide Effort to Remain in Paris Climate Accord

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today signed an open letter to the international community and parties to the Paris climate accord, sending a clear message that despite the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the agreement, a growing number of state and local officials remain committed to fighting climate change.