News Releases - February 2017

PA Treasurer Torsella: We Will Be Transparent in All We Do on Behalf of Taxpayers

Harrisburg, PA – State Treasurer Joe Torsella today told the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee that the PA Treasury Department would pursue the highest levels of transparency, accountability and integrity in all aspects of its operations while also working cooperatively with lawmakers on solutions to help Pennsylvania deal with its long-term financial health and security.

Pa Treasurer Torsella Issues Statement on Passage of US House Resolutions Restricting Access to Retirement Options

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, today issued the following statement on U.S. House passage of Resolutions (H.J. Res 66, H.J. Res 67). These resolutions would repeal broadly supported rules recently finalized by the U.S. Department of Labor to make it easier for states and cities to implement retirement security plans for private sector workers.

PA Treasurer Torsella Praises the Impact of Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act on PA Residents During National Association of State Treasurers’ Meeting

Harrisburg, PA – State treasurers from six states today joined with members of Congress, members of the National Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Alliance and advocacy groups to discuss the groundbreaking multi-state partnership that will help individuals with a disability or blindness save for a better future without jeopardizing their federal benefits.


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Video Feed: PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Discusses New Groundbreaking PA Treasury Website Feature to Allow Taxpayers to Track General Fund Balance in Real Time

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Satellite News Service will provide a satellite video feed between 11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. (Eastern Time) TODAY, February 2, 2017 of Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella discussing the new, groundbreaking transparency website feature that for the first time allows Pennsylvania taxpayers to access up-to-date information on the state’s General Fund.