News From the Treasurer
Utah students honored for winning The Stock Market Game and InvestWrite competitionsJuly 8, 2020Treasurer David Damschen recognizes Utah students and teachers for winning statewide and nationwide financial education competitions, including ninth place national high school essay winner.
Treasurer Damschen encourages Utahns to participate in first-ever unclaimed property webathon, claim their lost moneyJune 19, 2020SALT LAKE CITY – June 19, 2020 – The Utah Unclaimed Property Division of the Office of State Treasurer is hosting its first-ever webathon.
Utah ‘AAA’ credit rating affirmed, state saves taxpayer dollars on infrastructure during pandemicMay 18, 2020SALT LAKE CITY – May 18, 2020 – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Treasurer David Damschen today announced that S&P Global, Moody’s Investors Service.
About the Utah State Treasurer
More About Utah Office of State Treasurer
The Utah State Treasurer is a state-wide elected constitutional officer and serves Utah as part of its executive branch of state government. Serving a four-year term, the treasurer is the state’s chief financial officer and is responsible for the prudent financial management of billions of taxpayer dollars.
As the custodian of public funds and the “central bank for state agencies,” the treasurer is responsible for the state’s banking, cash and debt management, investment of public funds (including the $18 billion Public Treasurers’ Investment Fund), and the administration of the state’s Unclaimed Property Division.