Press Releases

Treasurer Ron Henson Announces $88.2 Million in Bond Commission Approvals

BATON ROUGE, LA – The State Bond Commission approved $88.2 million for projects statewide and more than $208,000 in total savings at its October 19 meeting, according to State Treasurer Ron Henson. Among the individual…

State Treasurer Ron Henson congratulates U.S. Senator John Kennedy for the well-deserved recognition of his many years of state service

State Treasurer Ron Henson congratulates U.S. Senator John Kennedy for the well-deserved recognition of his many years of state service

Treasury Returns $151,000 in Unclaimed Property at Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury held an Unclaimed Property event at Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles this past weekend and returned $151,000 to area residents. “We had claims ranging…

Treasurer Ron Henson Announces $477 Million in Bond Commission Approvals

BATON ROUGE, LA – The State Bond Commission approved $477 million for projects statewide and more than $102.5 million in total savings at its September meeting, according to State Treasurer Ron Henson. “The commission approved…

Treasury to Host Unclaimed Property Event at Prien Lake Mall in Lake Charles

Louisiana Has Over $780 Million in Unclaimed Money…Some of It Could Be YoursBATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana has more than $780 million in Unclaimed Property, and Lake Charles area residents can see if any of…

Treasurer Ron Henson Announces $290.7 Million in Bond Commission Approvals

BATON ROUGE, LA – The State Bond Commission approved $290.7 million for projects statewide and more than $10 million in total savings at its August meeting, according to State Treasurer Ron Henson. “Several school districts…

State Saves $54 Million for Roads and Bridges by Refinancing Bonds in the TIMED Program

BATON ROUGE, LA – The State of Louisiana refinanced $377 million in Gasoline and Fuels Tax Revenue Bonds this week, freeing up more than $54 million for infrastructure projects. “By refinancing these bonds we’re able…

Louisiana Asset Management Pool Earns Best Rate of Return in Eight Years

BATON ROUGE, La. — The rate of return on investments in the Louisiana Asset Management Pool (LAMP) has exceeded 1 percent for the first time since 2009. The rate increase follows a Federal Open Market…

Treasurer Ron Henson Announces $271.2 Million in Bond Commission Approvals

Treasurer Ron Henson Announces $271.2 Million in Bond Commission Approvals BATON ROUGE, LA – The State Bond Commission approved $271.2 million for projects statewide and more than $4 million in savings at its July meeting,…

State Introduces LA ABLE Savings Plan To Help People With Disabilities

BATON ROUGE – State Treasurer Ron Henson and the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA), a program under the Board of Regents, today announced the launch of a new 529A saving plan to help…