News Releases - December 2022


Treasurer Garrity Congratulates Congress on Passage of ABLE Age Adjustment Act

Senator Bob Casey was the lead sponsor of legislation to expand ABLE account eligibility

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity and disability advocates across Pennsylvania today hailed Congress’s passage of the ABLE Age Adjustment Act, which will expand ABLE program eligibility to include an estimated 6 million more Americans, including one million veterans, by raising the age limit for onset of a disability from 26 to 46 starting in 2026. ABLE accounts are a tax-free way to save for disability-related expenses while maintaining means-tested government benefits.

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Treasurer Garrity: Santa and His Reindeer Owed Unclaimed Property

Nearly $12 million owed to Pennsylvanians with Christmas connections

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity said today that more than 140,000 Pennsylvanians may have an extra surprise coming this holiday season. Nearly $12 million is owed to people and businesses with a name that includes the words Santa, Kris, Kringle, and Nicholas – or any of Santa’s reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and of course the most famous reindeer of all, Rudolph.

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Treasurer Stacy Garrity Features all 67 Counties in Campaign to Highlight Pennsylvania’s Manufacturers and Makers

Treasury features manufacturers and makers across PA with #MadeInPAMondays social media campaign

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced today that manufacturers and makers from all 67 counties across the Commonwealth have been featured in the #MadeInPAMondays social media campaign since the initiative began in May 2021.

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Treasurer Stacy Garrity: Pennsylvania Joins National Effort to Return Unclaimed Property

Website allows users to instantly search for property in 46 states

Harrisburg, PA - Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced today that Pennsylvania has joined, a national effort to reunite people with unclaimed property that is rightfully theirs. The website provides an easy way for people to search unclaimed property databases for 46 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico, to see if any money is waiting to be claimed.