News Releases - May 2017

Auditor General DePasquale and Treasurer Joe Torsella Release Statements on U.S. House Passage of Disastrous Health Care Bill

Harrisburg, PA – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Treasurer Joe Torsella today issued the following statements after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation today that guts health care protections for millions of Americans:

PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Praises Moves by Pension Fund

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today issued the following statement on the announcement that SERS, the Pennsylvania’s State Employees’ Retirement System, will move $2.1 billion of the fund’s public markets portfolio into low-cost passive investments. SERS also announced a reduction in the fund’s long-term investment rate of return and inflation assumptions.

Pa Treasurer Torsella Issues Statement Applauding Recent Passage of House Resolution

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today issued the following statement on the passage of Pennsylvania House Resolution 273, which encourages equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards and in senior management of companies in Pennsylvania.

State Treasurer Torsella, Local Government Officials, Highlight Successful Energy Program, Saving Taxpayer Dollars

Eagleville, PA – State Treasurer Joe Torsella today joined with local government officials in SE, PA and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to host a press conference on an innovative energy savings program, jointly offered by Treasury and the Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment (FREE) in partnership with Treasury’s PennSEF program.