Governor Reeves, Treasurer McRae Approve Deal to Save Taxpayers $36 Million

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Governor Tate Reeves and State Treasurer David McRae today announced a debt refinancing deal that will save taxpayers $36 million. The savings will be used to reduce debt service payments in upcoming fiscal years. “Mississippi taxpayers deserve watchdogs to look after their finances. Careful stewardship is essential,” said Governor Reeves. “I want to thank Treasurer McRae for his excellent work … Read More

2020-21 College Savings Enrollment Period Opens

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Treasurer David McRae today announced the 2020-21 enrollment period for Mississippi’s prepaid college tuition program is now open. A Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition (MPACT) plan allows families to lock in tuition rates and prepay their child’s tuition fees. Enrollment is open from September 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021. To learn more, visit Treasury.MS.gov/MPACT. “Typically saddled with tens of … Read More

State Treasurer McRae Finds, Returns $271,000 in Unclaimed Property to Mississippi Division of Medicaid

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Treasurer David McRae has returned $271,000 in unclaimed property to the Mississippi Division of Medicaid. This adds to the more than $9 million in unclaimed property returned to Mississippi since Treasurer McRae took office in January. Of that, $5 million has been returned throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, providing critical economic relief to the state during this time. “Throughout the pandemic, … Read More

Mississippi Treasury Launches Upgraded Website Designed for Transparency

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Treasurer David McRae today gave a new look to Treasury.MS.gov. The upgraded website makes it easy for Mississippians to search for unclaimed property, learn about college savings opportunities, and track the state’s credit ratings and investments. “We wanted this website to be a hub for transparency within state government,” said McRae. “The new design makes it easier than ever for … Read More

State Treasurer Returns $10 Million to Mississippi Economy

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Treasurer David McRae today announced his office has found and returned $10 million in unclaimed property since he took office in January 2020. Of this, approximately $4.8 million was returned during the COVID-19 crisis, serving as a meaningful economic boost during this difficult time. “This isn’t the state’s money; it’s just our responsibility to find its rightful owners and return … Read More

Promises Made. Promises Kept.

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When I told Mississippi that protecting our credit rating would be one of my top priorities, we had no idea what was about to happen to our economy. We didn’t see a global pandemic at that time, nor did we expect that so many Mississippians would find themselves out of work as commerce ground to a virtual halt. But despite … Read More

Treasurer McRae: Mississippi’s Credit Rating is Secure

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Treasurer David McRae today announced the State has reaffirmed its credit rating and outlook with Standard and Poor’s (AA/Stable), Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. (Aa2/Stable), and Fitch Ratings (AA/Stable). “I am incredibly proud to report that even amid the economic chaos of 2020 Mississippi is well positioned to get our bills paid on time,” said McRae. “Because of our strong budgetary … Read More

State Treasurer Returns $31k in Unclaimed Property to Jackson State University

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Treasurer David McRae today presented Jackson State University with a check for more than $31,000 after the State Treasury found unclaimed property in the school’s name. This adds to the $9 million found and returned since McRae took office in January, $4.8 million of which was returned during the COVID-19 crisis. “Returning unclaimed property is one way the State Treasury … Read More

A Big Week at the Treasury

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Last week was a big one at the Treasury. Here’s what happened… First, we returned Unclaimed Property to Make-a-Wish Mississippi. More than 160 Mississippi kids are waiting for their wishes to be granted. I’m grateful we could play at least a small role in making these wishes come true by finding and returning money to this exceptional organization from unclaimed property. … Read More

State Treasurer Returns $125k in Unclaimed Property to State Health Department

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Treasurer David McRae today presented the State Health Department with a check for $124,620 after the State Treasury found unclaimed property in the Department’s name. This adds to the $7 million found and returned since McRae took office in January, $1.7 million of which was returned during the COVID-19 crisis. “We are extremely grateful to the State Treasurer for this … Read More