Torsella back on PSERS board amid internal and external investigations

BY: - April 20, 2021

In a unanimous vote, the Pennsylvania state Senate voted to send former state Treasurer Joe Torsella back to the state’s teachers pension board. He’ll now rejoin the 15-member board that oversees Pennsylvania’s Public School Employees Retirement System, which manages $64 billion in investments to make current and future retirement payments to more than 600,000 teachers, janitors, […]

Garrity backs Torsella to boost oversight on teachers’ pension fund amid internal investigation 

BY: - March 23, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf nominated Torsella for the role in February. His return would bring back a once lone contrarian voice to a board with a growing anti-establishment faction.

Still primed for public life, ex-Pa. Treasurer Torsella reflects on pensions and bipartisanship

BY: - February 3, 2021

Though he may be out of office, former Pennsylvania state Treasurer Joe Torsella still thinks he has much to offer the state of Pennsylvania.


One more smooth hand-off in Pa. politics | Opinion

BY: - January 29, 2021

State Treasurer Stacy Garrity understands the value of putting together a great team of diverse backgrounds, and I’m proud to be part of that team.

Pa. Treasury Twitter account to shut down, leaving legacy of snarky, relatable PR

BY: - December 11, 2020

In a farewell message, the account, run by previously unnamed Treasury employees, announced it was shutting down.

Putting off short-term disaster, Pa. lawmakers must once again face transportation funding woes this winter

BY: - December 4, 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration warned legislative leaders in November that funding was set to run out for the projects on Dec. 1 due to lower than expected gas tax revenues.


Dems rolled the dice on ending straight-ticket voting. They paid the price with row office losses | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - November 22, 2020

Perhaps the Democrats should have run some televised ads, stressing the importance of casting votes in all races. The bottom line is that while counting all ballots is essential, it's also crucial that all ballots are filled out.

MAP: Here’s where the Democrats’ expected Blue Wave didn’t break for Pa.’s elected row offices

BY: - November 12, 2020

Pennsylvania voters may have been pivotal in sending a Democrat to the White House last week, but unofficial election results show that they were less enthusiastic about Democrats seeking statewide office.

Election results update: Torsella concedes treasury seat to Garrity

BY: - November 10, 2020

In addition to being known for running one of the state government’s most humorous social media accounts, Torsella was known for divesting from Wall Street firms and his tough stance on private equity running Pennsylvania’s pension fund. 


There’s still no winner for state treasurer? What gives? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 9, 2020

Three offices that tend to be afterthoughts are a very big deal right now.

Seeking a second term, Pa. Treasurer Joe Torsella says he wants to rebuild faith in public institutions

BY: - October 18, 2020

Rebuilding a sense of community is what guides his decision-making in watching over the commonwealth’s money, Torsella says.

Toomey’s exit kick-starts 2022 guesswork among Pa. politicos

BY: - October 5, 2020

News that Toomey will retire in 2022 has served as a starting gun for speculation about that year's two marquee races: Senator and Governor.