Press Releases

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…

LSU-New Orleans Receives $19,600 in Unclaimed Property

Treasurer Kennedy and Sen. Thomas Return Hidden Treasure to UniversityBATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana State University in New Orleans became the fifth university in the state to receive thousands of dollars in Unclaimed Property from…

TreasuryAuctions $13 Million in Certificates of Deposit Online

Competition Was Key to Saving Thousands of Dollars for the StateBATON ROUGE, LA – For the first time in the state’s history, the Louisiana Department of the Treasury went online to accept competitive bids on…

State Saves Thousands by Refinancing Bond Issue at Lower Cost

Treasurer Kennedy Successfully Negotiates Lower Bid from Salomon Smith BarneyBATON ROUGE, LA – The state will save up to $90,000 by negotiating for lower underwriters fees on a general obligation bond refunding issue, according to…

Louisiana Tech Receives $2,200 in Unclaimed Property

Treasurer Kennedy and Sen. Jones Return “Hidden Treasure” to UniversityBATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Tech University became the fourth college in the state to receive thousands of dollars in Unclaimed Property from the Louisiana Department…

$64,000 in Unclaimed Property Returned to Shreveport/Bossier City Residents

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Aggressive Drive to Return MoneyBATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury returned $64,000 to Shreveport/Bossier City area residents at an Unclaimed Property Awareness Day held at…

Treasury Publishes 2000 Annual Report Completely in Cyberspace

Treasurer Kennedy Says Electronic Report Saves Taxpayers ThousandsBATON ROUGE, LA 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…

Louisiana to Receive $1.6 Million in Unclaimed Property from State Farm

Treasurer Kennedy Says Policyholders and Benefit Claimants Will Get Their Money BackBATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana joined 47 states and the District of Columbia in an audit to return tens of millions of dollars in…

$31,054 in Unclaimed Property Returned To Alexandria Area Residents

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Aggressive Drive To Return MoneyALEXANDRIA, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury returned $31,054 to Alexandria area residents at an Unclaimed Property Awareness Day held at the Alexandria…