Harrisburg, PA – PA Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that, for the first time, Pennsylvanians can deposit their state income tax refund directly into an existing, tax-exempt Pennsylvania 529 College Savings Program account. With the new option, all or a portion of a refund can be sent to one or multiple accounts.
Harrisburg, PA – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and Treasurer Joe Torsella today warned Congress that eliminating the Medicaid expansion provision in the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize health care for more than 675,000 Pennsylvanians and push the state’s structural budget deficit even higher.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that he is reducing the size of Treasury’s automobile fleet from 21 vehicles to 10. He will not use a dedicated state car and will end the practice of assigning state cars to individual Treasury staff.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced he is implementing Treasury’s first code of conduct policy related to the Department’s investment activities.
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that as his first official act in office, he has instituted a formal ban on all investment contracts that include third-party agreements that pay a middleman finder's fee as a reward for acquiring Treasury investment contracts.
Harrisburg, PA – After taking the oath of office at Camp Curtin Academy, a Harrisburg, PA public middle school, Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella called for a commitment to government that is accountable, transparent and uses technology and innovation to financially empower all Pennsylvanians.