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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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