Treasurer Appoints Four to State Guaranty Board

Brittany CominsNewsroom

State Treasurer David McRae today appointed Max Yates of Ridgeland, Mayor Sally Garland of Crystal Springs, Harrison County Supervisor Connie Rockco of Biloxi, and Art Stevens of Jackson to the Mississippi Public Funds Guaranty Board. “The most fundamental responsibility of the State Treasury is to protect public funds,” said Treasurer McRae. “Members of the Guaranty Board play a critical role … Read More

Treasurer David McRae Launches 2021 Art Contest

Brittany CominsNewsroom

State Treasurer David McRae has launched the 2021 College Savings Mississippi Art Contest. All K-12 students are eligible to enter. Contest winners will receive a scholarship worth up to $500 in the form of a Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) account. “Art is about seeing the ordinary from a new perspective,” said Treasurer McRae. “That skill set is the same … Read More

State Treasurer: Millions of Dollars Goes Unclaimed by Mississippians

Brittany CominsNewsroom

State Treasurer David McRae today released the following statement to recognize National Unclaimed Property Day: “Since about one in 10 people have unclaimed money, your chances of ‘winning big’ are much better by searching our database than buying a lottery ticket. Still, many don’t even know to look. I am encouraging every Mississippian to visit Treasury.MS.gov/Search today. If you find … Read More

McRae’s Treasury Returns $20 Million to Mississippi in 2020

Brittany CominsNewsroom

Mississippi Treasurer David McRae today announced the State Treasury returned $20 million of unclaimed property to Mississippi in 2020, more than in any recent calendar year. Hospitals, municipalities, small businesses, and families were focal points of the Treasurer’s unprecedented effort to return missing money. “The coronavirus dealt a hefty blow to many wallets,” said McRae. “Without increasing the burden on … Read More

Mississippi Treasury Returns $18 Million in Missing Money, Highest Amount in Recent State History

Brittany CominsNewsroom

Treasurer David McRae today announced the State Treasury has returned $18 million in missing money to Mississippians, the highest amount returned in a calendar year in recent state history. “Thousands of Mississippians are missing money. For some, it was a bank account they forgot about; for others, an unknown inheritance; and still others, a refund that got mailed to an … Read More

Treasurer McRae Announces $1,000 Black Friday Giveaway to Encourage College Savings

Brittany CominsNewsroom

Treasurer David McRae today announced a $1,000 Black Friday Giveaway to encourage Mississippians to begin saving for college. College Savings Mississippi, a division of the State Treasury, will be giving one lucky family a $1,000 scholarship when they open a Mississippi Affordable College Savings (MACS) account between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To open an account, visit Treasury.MS.gov/CollegeSavings. “With Black Friday … Read More

Request for Proposals for Communication and Markets Services

Kurt TurnerNewsroom

The Office of the State Treasurer will accept sealed bids until 10:00 AM (CST), November 2, 2020, for the purpose of purchasing the following: Communications and Marketing Consultants, RFx 3180001218. Detailed specifications may be obtained by contacting Theresa Abadie, Director of Administration, at 601.359.2523 , Theresa.Abadie@treasury.ms.gov, or at Office of the State Treasurer, 501 North West Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, … Read More

Meet Us at the Fair

AliceClaire ScottNewsroom

JACKSON, Miss. – Good Monday morning — and welcome to the opening week of the Mississippi State Fair! My team and I will be heading down on Thursday, so be sure to stop by one of our booths and say “hello.” Meeting us isn’t incentive enough? Well, our College Savings team will be doling out a $529 scholarship while our Unclaimed … Read More

State Treasurer Returns $20k in Unclaimed Property to Alcorn State University

Brittany CominsNewsroom

JACKSON, Miss. – State Treasurer David McRae today returned nearly $20,000 in unclaimed property to Alcorn State University, the nation’s first public, historically black, Morrill land-grant university. “Alcorn State University has provided a remarkable educational experience to Mississippians for nearly 150 years,” said McRae. “I was proud to return this $20,000 to its rightful owners today and am grateful it will be … Read More