Press Releases

Treasury Uses the Internet to Sell $24.6 Million in CDs

Competition Was Key to States Second Successful Online AuctionBATON ROUGE The Louisiana Department of the Treasury went online to accept competitive bids on $24.6 million worth of certificates of deposit, resulting in increased earnings for…

$4.4 Million Available for Low-Income Families Facing Utility Crises This Summer

Community Agencies Can Assist Individuals with Utility Bills, Home WeatherizationBATON ROUGE, LA Low-income families trying to keep their cool this summer under the heat of skyrocketing utility bills have access to $4,355,757 in federal grants…

Treasury Breaks New Record By Returning

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Efforts to Give Back Lost MoneyBATON ROUGE The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has broken a new record by returning $8.8 million in unclaimed property to Louisiana citizens in…

Treasury Breaks New Record By Returning $8.8 Million in Unclaimed Property in One Year

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Efforts to Give Back Lost MoneyBATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has broken a new record by returning $8.8 million in unclaimed property to Louisiana…

$31,929 in Unclaimed Property Returned To Lake Charles Area Residents

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Aggressive Drive To Return MoneyLAKE CHARLES, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury returned $31,929 to Lake Charles area residents at an Unclaimed Property Awareness Day held at…

Louisiana Families Can START Saving

Federal Provision Makes College Savings Program Tax-FreeBATON ROUGE, LA – The federal government is giving Louisiana families an incentive to save for their children’s higher education by making the state’s START college savings program fully…

Treasury Publishes 2000 Annual Report Completely in Cyberspace

Treasurer Kennedy Says Electronic Report Saves Taxpayers ThousandsBATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has published its annual report on the Internet this year, saving taxpayers close to $5,000 in printing and mailing…

I’ve Paid My Taxes So Now What?

Find Old, Missing Tax Refunds on Department of Treasury’s Web siteBATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has a new link on its Web site where individuals can search over 35,000 lost Louisiana…

Monroe Resident Finds $100,000 in Unclaimed Property

State Treasurer John Kennedy and Sen. Robert Barham Return Money to Dr. Ralph EinhornMONROE, LA – One lucky Monroe citizen is now $100,000 richer thanks to a phone call to the Louisiana Department of the…

Treasurer Kennedy Appoints Clinton Native Human Resources Director

BATON ROUGE – State Treasurer John Kennedy has appointed Lynette Mack, a native of Clinton, Louisiana, and 20-year veteran of state service, as Human Resources Director for the Louisiana Department of the Treasury. I am…