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'We are committed to directing public investment to areas that can facilitate our transition to net-zero,' says US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is pledging a "whole of economy" approach to fighting climate change. @ylanmui  has the details.

The American economy could use a healthy dose of tax-and-spend liberalism. As Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen noted, “By choosing to compete on taxes, we’ve neglected to compete on the skill of our workers and the strength of our infrastructure.”

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said private financing, and not just government spending, will be needed tackle the “existential threat” of climate change

JUST IN: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is rolling out the department’s plans to mobilize the US economy against climate change — defying growing criticism from Republicans over the pace and scope of President Biden’s environmental agenda.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that the private sector will need to shoulder much of the cost of greening the U.S. economy over the next decade.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is pledging a "whole of economy" approach to fighting climate change. @ylanmui  has the details.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that the private sector will need to shoulder much of the cost of greening the U.S. economy over the next decade.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen names John E. Morton to head the department’s new office devoted to addressing climate change

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen names John E. Morton to head the department’s new office devoted to addressing climate change

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JUST IN: Janet Yellen sworn in as secretary of Treasury by VP Harris, becoming the first woman to hold the position.

Breaking News: Janet Yellen, the US Treasury secretary, has called on other countries to join Washington in setting a global minimum tax for corporations

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Breaking News: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday argued for a global minimum corporate tax rate, as the Biden administration looks to fund its infrastructure plan and prevent companies from shifting profits overseas to evade taxes.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen just told us: “The smartest thing we can do is act big.” And that is just what this Senate is going to do: Act Big.

Congratulations to my friend Janet Yellen on her nomination as US Treasury Secretary. Her intelligence, tenacity and calm approach make Janet a trailblazer for women everywhere. I look forward to tackling yet again the global economic challenges we are facing, together.

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BREAKING: U.S. Senate, in 84-15 vote, confirms Janet Yellen as secretary of Treasury. Yellen becomes the first woman to hold the position.

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I am so proud that the Senate will confirm Dr. Janet Yellen to be the first woman to ever hold the position of Treasury Secretary. She's a native of working-class Brooklyn, and no one has more experience for this job.

By a vote of 84 to 15, Janet Yellen is now the 78th US Treasury Secretary and the first woman to ever serve in that role. President Biden now has three confirmed members of his cabinet.

Janet Yellen would be an outstanding choice for Treasury Secretary. She is smart, tough, and principled. As one of the most successful Fed Chairs ever, she has stood up to Wall Street banks, including holding Wells Fargo accountable for cheating working families.

In the past two years, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to be Treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, has raked in more than $7.2 million in speaking fees.

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