August 27, 2012 State Treasurer Lynn Fitch is closely following Tropical Storm Isaac <read more>
May 9, 2012 MISSISSIPPI TREASURER SAYS TUITION HIKE EMPHASIZES NEED FOR COLLEGE SAVINGS MISSISSIPPI 529 PLANS <read more>
May 8, 2012 U.S. Treasury Requiring Electronic Federal Benefit Payments <read more>
April 3, 2012 APRIL SCHOLARHSIP GIVEAWAY CONTEST
JACKSON - The Office of the State Treasurer announced today that College Savings Mississippi is awarding (10) ten $1,000 scholarships during the month of April, financial literacy month. "This is such a great opportunity for our children" said Treasurer Lynn Fitch. "Every child deserves a chance to attend college. The Mississippi Affordable College Savings Plan wants to help families realize their full potential and start thinking about college. Please help me spread the word and tell everyone you know about this wonderful opportunity." <read more>
February 17, 2012 State Treasurer Lynn Fitch returns more than 3 million dollars to taxpayers first 45 days in office!
Hundreds of Mississippi families and businesses received an unexpected cash windfall from the State Treasurer's office. Keeping good on a campaign promise to start work on day one, Lynn Fitch wasted no time identifying and returning a little over 3 million dollars found in the Department's Unclaimed Property Division. <read more>
January 19, 2012 Fitch says state sees growth in revenue collections and continues with good bond rating.
Speaking to lawmakers and members of the Legislative Budget Committee this morning, State Treasurer Lynn
Fitch reports the state's bond rating is in good shape.
Fitch told lawmakers Mississippi's outstanding debt stands at 4.14 Billion dollars. That's approximately 33 percent of the state's debt limit but still well below the constitutional limit. "Record low interest rates coupled with the Build America Bonds program are two major reasons the state's overall debt burden has increased the last few years." She believes it would be wise to use fiscal restraint and responsible spending when authorizing the issuance of any new bonds. <read more>
January 5, 2012 Before a packed joint session of the Mississippi legislature, Chief Justice William Waller, Junior administered the oath of office to new State Treasurer Lynn Fitch on Thursday, January 5, 2012. Fitch is the first Republican woman to ever hold the position and was sworn in as the 54th Treasurer of the State of Mississippi. <read more>
of the Mississippi State Treasurer
PO Box 138 - Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: 601.359.3600 - Fax: 601.359.2001