News Releases - August 2018


Treasurer Torsella Searches For Purple Heart Recipents

Treasury holds dozens of Purple Heart decorations for veterans

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced today, on the observance of Purple Heart Day, that Treasury holds 16 unclaimed Purple Heart medals and 18 Purple Heart pins, ribbons, and other related decorations for the veterans who earned the distinguished service award or their rightful heirs.



Amendment To Unclaimed Property Law Keeps More Money In Pennsylvanians’ Hands

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the General Assembly recently amended the state’s Unclaimed Property Law to strengthen ‘lost contact’ standards by making Treasury’s internal policy standard law. The action will better protect consumers from having their investment accounts inadvertently reported as unclaimed property.