The COVID-19 pandemic has financially squeezed Philadelphia-area health systems, because they are not treating patients with needs that are not urgent and are paying extra costs to prepare for a surge in coronavirus victims.
With March tax collections down and Pennsylvania’s fiscal future darkening because of the COVID-19 economic downturn, state Treasurer Joe Torsella’s office has extended the commonwealth a $2 billion credit line to meet “critical expenditure needs.”
Editorial: To keep the golden years golden, Pa. needs to start state-sponsored retirement accounts for seniors
As Pennsylvania’s population grows older, more and more Commonwealth residents are approaching retirement age. But for many, retirement won’t be the dream of relaxation and adventure.
HARRISBURG, PA — Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that during the year 2020 Treasury will establish, for the first time, a new policy standard for Department advertising.
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that the Pennsylvania 529 College and Career Savings Program (PA 529) recorded its best year in the program’s 25-year history for contributions during calendar year 2019. This is the second year in a row that Pennsylvania families beat this record.
Under the new college savings program, families register for a $100 starter gift to a Pennsylvania 529 account for every child born or adopted in the state to jumpstart their college savings. A number of U.S. states have similar programs that aim to cut down on soaring student debt.