PA State Treasurer http://wesa.fm en PA Treasury Department to Return Forgotten War Medals http://wesa.fm/post/pa-treasury-department-return-forgotten-war-medals <p>The Pennsylvania Treasury Department wants military veterans or their heirs to get the military medals they rightfully deserve.</p><p>The Treasury is trying to return some of the 300 military medals the department has acquired over the years.</p><p>In conjunction with Veterans Day, State Treasurer Rob McCord is urging his Return Team to renew their efforts in finding the rightful owners or heirs to unclaimed war medals.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 19515 at http://wesa.fm State Treasurer Calls for More Diversity on Corporate Boards http://wesa.fm/post/state-treasurer-calls-more-diversity-corporate-boards <p>A recent report from global research firm GMI Ratings found the percentage of female directors in S&amp;P 500 companies rose only one-half of a percentage point since December 2011.</p><p>Smaller companies have even lower representation on boards by women, despite reports that a diverse board is good for business.</p><p>“We have very strong data showing a correlation to having women on boards improving investment performance,” said Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord. “For large-cap companies it appears to improve investment performance by more than 25 percent.”</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:03:02 +0000 Deanna Garcia 8905 at http://wesa.fm