Press Releases

Louisiana Department of the Treasuryand Mall St. Vincent to Host Unclaimed Property Awareness Day

Department is Holding $184 Million in Hidden Treasure… Some of It May Be YoursSHREVEPORT, LA – Do you have hidden treasure in Louisiana? This weekend, Shreveport/Bossier City area shoppers will have the chance to find…

Dont Leave Home Without It: Treasury Now Accepts American Express

Treasurer Kennedy Expands State Agency Credit Card Options to Better Serve CustomersBATON ROUGE. LA – State agencies and departments will now be able to accept American Express credit cards for payments of all types of…

Online Treasury Hunt Could Help You Find Unclaimed Savings Bonds

Treasurer Kennedy Says Its Now Easier for Owners to FindBATON ROUGE, LA – In response to requests from several states, including Kansas and Louisiana, the U.S. Treasury Department has made it easier for citizens to…

Southern University Receives $43,000 in Unclaimed Property

State Treasurer Kennedy and Sen. Cleo Fields Present Check to University ChancellorBATON ROUGE – Sen. Cleo Fields joined State Treasurer John Kennedy today in returning more than $43,000 in Unclaimed Property to Dr. Edward R….

State Could Save $7.2 Million By Refinancing Bonds

Treasurer Kennedy Says Low Interest Rates Contribute to SavingsBATON ROUGE – The state could save close to half a million dollars a year by refinancing general obligation state bonds at a lower interest rate, according…

UL Lafayette Receives $28,600 in Unclaimed Property

Treasurer Kennedy and Rep. Jerry Luke LeBlanc Present Check to University PresidentBATON ROUGE, LA – Rep. Jerry Luke LeBlanc joined State Treasurer John Kennedy today in returning $28,600 in Unclaimed Property to Dr. Ray Authement,…

LSU Receives $27,000 in Unclaimed Property

Treasurer Kennedy Joins Rep. Kennard in Presenting Check to LSU ChancellorBATON ROUGE, LA – Rep. Donald Ray Kennard joined State Treasurer John Kennedy yesterday in returning $27,000 in Unclaimed Property to Mark A. Emmert, Chancellor…

$105,000 in Unclaimed Property Returned to New Orleans Residents

Treasurer Kennedy Says Department Will Continue Aggressive Drive To Return MoneyBATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Department of the Treasury returned $105,000 to New Orleans area residents at an Unclaimed Property Awareness Day held at…

Education Gets $55 Million Boost from Trust Fund

LEQTF Grants Benefit LouisianaBATON ROUGE, LA – Education in Louisiana got a $55 million boost this year from Louisiana Education Quality Trust Fund (LEQTF) teaching and research grants, announced State Treasurer John Kennedy. The LEQTF…

Unclaimed Property Scams Could Bootleg Your Hidden Treasure

Treasury Should Be First Point of Contact to Retrieve MoneyBATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana citizens searching for unclaimed property could become easy targets for con artists trying to take their money. According to State Treasurer…