Utah State Treasurer David Damschen Appointed Chairman of National Association of State Treasurers Legislative Committee

Committee Works to Promote the Organization’s Federal Legislative Priorities SALT LAKE CITY – February 2, 2017 – The Office of the Utah State Treasurer today announced that Utah State Treasurer David Damschen has been appointed Chairman of the National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) Legislative Committee.  In this role, Treasurer Damschen will lead the group’s federal policy agenda. “Treasurer Damschen has demonstrated …

Treasurer Damschen Condemns President Obama’s Bears Ears National Monument Designation

SALT LAKE CITY – December 28, 2016 – Utah State Treasurer David Damschen issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s designation of the 1.35 million acre Bears Ears national monument: “I am appalled by President Obama’s decision today to designate a Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah – a decision that blatantly ignores the will of …

Treasurer Damschen reminds Utahns to give the gift of higher education

No Investment is Too Small – www.uesp.org SALT LAKE CITY – December 20, 2016 – Utah State Treasurer David Damschen reminded Utah residents they can give the gift of higher education this holiday season by opening or investing in a Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP).  This gift comes with tax benefits for the giver and receiver.  Money invested in a UESP plan grows …

Utah Treasurer Damschen Announces Utah Court of Appeals Decision Upholding Property Owners Rights Against Predatory Claims for Unclaimed Property

Appeal Window Now Closed, Judgment Final SALT LAKE CITY – November 21, 2016 – Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced a Utah Court of Appeals decision in Bradley J. Olsen v. State of Utah and Utah State Treasurer, Unclaimed Property Division.  The decision upholds the treasurer’s actions to defend property owners’ rights against invalid and predatory unclaimed property claims.  …

Utah Treasurer Announces Nearly $3 Million in Lost Property Awaits Reclaim from Over 8,000 Duchesne & Uintah County Tied Residents

Treasurer Damschen & State Senator Van Tassell Urge Residents to Visit mycash.utah.gov or 801-715-3300 to ID & Claim Property SALT LAKE CITY – October 5, 2016 –Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced that the State of Utah’s Unclaimed Property Division currently safeguards nearly $3 million in lost or abandoned property from residents and businesses with last known addresses in Duchesne and Uintah counties. …

Treasurer Damschen Moderates 2016 NAST Annual Conference Session on Investments in Infrastructure

SALT LAKE CITY – September 13, 2016 –Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today moderated a plenary session at the 2016 National Association of State Treasurers Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington.  The panel, entitled “Investments in Infrastructure: How Differing Financing Mechanisms Can Help Ensure Steady Cash Flows,” focused on how the private and public sectors can work together to fund critical infrastructure.  Experts …

Treasurer Damschen Announces $21.6 Million Unclaimed Cash Returned to Utahns in FY2016

Second Highest Annual Payout in Utah History SALT LAKE CITY – September 8, 2016 – Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced that $21.6 million in unclaimed funds and property were returned in FY2016 (July 2015 – June 2016) to over 30,000 Utahns by the Unclaimed Property Division of theUtah State Treasurer’s Office.  Due to the March 2014 launch of a new …

Treasurer Damschen announces nearly $1 million in lost property awaits reclaim from over 2,000 Sevier County tied residents

Treasurer Damschen, Senator Okerlund, Rep. McIff & Mayor Ogden Urge Residents to Visit mycash.utah.gov to ID & Claim Property SALT LAKE CITY – August 17, 2016 –Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced that the State of Utah’s Unclaimed Property Division currently safeguards nearly $1 million in lost or abandoned property from residents and businesses with last known addresses in Sevier County. Along …