Press Releases

Treasurer John Schroder Encourages Support of Unclaimed Property Revolving Loan Commission

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana State Treasurer John Schroder is teaming up with House Speaker Taylor Barras and Representative Neil Abramson on legislation to protect and invest unclaimed property money in an effort to assist…

Department of Treasury Mails Second Round of Unclaimed Property Checks

BATON ROUGE, LA – Thousands of Louisiana residents may be surprised to find checks for unclaimed property money in their mailboxes this week without having to fill out any paperwork for their money, according to…

Louisiana’s START K12 Saving Plan Launched

Baton Rouge – Louisiana State Representative Franklin Foil, the Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority (LATTA) and the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) announced that the START K12 Saving Program is now up and running…

State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr. to Speak in Bossier and Host Town Hall with Rep. Dodie Horton in Haughton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2018 BATON ROUGE, LA — State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr. will be speaking with north Louisiana residents about the state’s finances on Tuesday, December 11 and Wednesday, December 12. …

State Treasurer John M. Schroder Sr. Announces Staff Appointments

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2018 BATON ROUGE, LA – State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr. announced today the appointments of Renee’ Fontenot Free as Executive Counsel and Rachel A. Kincaid as Deputy State Treasurer….

Treasury Partners with Revenue Department to Pay $15 Million in Unclaimed Property Claims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2018 BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury will begin mailing out 85,000 unclaimed property checks this month to citizens who are owed up to $1,500 each, according…

Standard & Poor’s Raises State’s Credit Outlook from Negative to Stable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2018 BATON ROUGE, La. — Standard and Poor’s (S&P) announced today that it has raised the outlook on the state’s credit from negative to stable, according to State Treasurer John…

State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr. Releases Statement about Bond Commission’s Decision to Protect Louisiana Citizens’ Second Amendment Rights

BATON ROUGE, LA – The State Bond Commission today, led by Chairman and State Treasurer John M. Schroder, Sr., voted 7 to 6 to prohibit Citigroup and Bank of America from participating in an upcoming…

Moody’s Investors Service Raises Outlook on State’s Credit to Stable

For Immediate Release July 2, 2018 BATON ROUGE, LA – Moody’s Investors Service has raised the outlook on the state’s credit from negative to stable, according to State Treasurer John M. Schroder. In a report…

Treasury Returns $2.3 Million to North Louisiana Resident

For Immediate Release June 11, 2018 BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has returned $2.3 million in unclaimed oil royalties to a north Louisiana resident,* according to State Treasurer John M. Schroder….