'We are committed to directing public investment to areas that can facilitate our transition to net-zero,' says US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
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
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.
BREAKING: U.S. Senate, in 84-15 vote, confirms Janet Yellen as secretary of Treasury. Yellen becomes the first woman to hold the position.