News Releases - January 2018


Unclaimed Philadelphia Eagles Gear Held In Treasury Vault

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the Pennsylvania Treasury Bureau of Unclaimed Property holds many pieces of Philadelphia Eagles memorabilia, in the form of trading cards, posters, ticket stubs and much more. Treasury seeks to reunite these items with their rightful owners before the Eagles face off with the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.


Treasurer Torsella Unveils New Study: Insufficient Retirement Savings Projected to Cost Commonwealth $14.3 Billion in State Assistance by 2030

Harrisburg, PA – PA Treasury today released the findings of an independent study it commissioned to evaluate the impact that insufficient retirement savings will have on the Commonwealth. The study—undertaken by Econsult Solutions, Inc.—is the first of its kind to quantify the fiscal and economic costs of insufficient savings, in the form of increased state public assistance costs and reduced tax revenue, household spending, and jobs.


Treasurer Torsella Announces PA ABLE Program Exceeds $4 Million in Assets

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) finished 2017 by exceeding more than $4 million in assets, and almost 1,000 individual accounts opened. This represents the fastest growth for an ABLE program of any state in the National ABLE Alliance. The PA ABLE Savings Program provides tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with qualified disabilities and their families.