Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs and West Virginia State Treasurer John Perdue released the following statements today after McKesson Corp. announced this week that it would split the roles of Board Chair and CEO, beginning with the Company’s next CEO.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that Treasury returned $227,546,706 in unclaimed property to Pennsylvania taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2016-17. That amount represents the largest amount of property the department has returned in its history.
Harrisburg, PA – Drug distributor McKesson Corp. must police itself to address the heroin and opioid epidemic or face financial consequences in their stock prices, state treasurers from Illinois, Pennsylvania and West Virginia said today.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today responded to the vote by the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to increase tuition by 3.5 percent.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today applauded developments that a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) has been shut down due to a lack of support from enough U.S. Senators to bring the bill to the floor.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today warned Pennsylvanians of a telephone scam in which scammers portray themselves as Treasury employees threatening victims with arrest if they do not immediately pay unpaid taxes.
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.
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.