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February 20, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. — Individuals living with a disability can now roll funds saved within a 529 Education Savings Account into their ABLE Account. Additionally, Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Account holders can utilize their funds for K-12 education tuition.


August 11, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. — Judge Elaine D. Kaplan, with the Court of Federal Claims, issued an opinion on Tuesday, August 8th, siding with Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner and against the US Department of Treasury.


April 26, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. — Jake LaTurner took the oath of office to become the 40th Treasurer of the State of Kansas at a statehouse ceremony Wednesday.


March 30, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansans with disabilities now have the option to open a checking account with a debit card to use for living expenses such as education, medical, and housing without affecting their government benefits.


January 26, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. — People with disabilities will now be able to save for their future without losing benefits or paying taxes on the money they invest.


October 24, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes was honored on Thursday, October 20th, at an event held by the National Down Syndrome Society. Estes and other state leaders including Congressman Keven Yoder (R-Kan) and Kansas State Representative Erin Davis were in attendance to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month and champion the Kansas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. The ABLE Act is hailed as the most significant legislation for the disability community since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


June 9, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. — On behalf of Kansans, our office has worked with the Attorney General in filing suit in the U.S. Supreme Court alleging the State of Delaware and MoneyGram have failed to comply with federal law in returning to other states unclaimed property in the form of uncashed checks.


May 25, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. — State Treasurer Ron Estes today announced his office has reached a record-breaking milestone of $100 million in returned unclaimed property since the beginning of his administration.


January 21, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. —Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes today announced Colby Middle School student Hallie Vaughn as a People’s Choice Winner in the statewide Make Your Mark Contest sponsored by the Learning Quest 529 Education Savings Program. As part of the contest, Vaughn will receive a $1,000 college savings account during a school assembly January 21.


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