Dr. Yellen Confirmed as Treasury Secretary

The Senate confirmed Dr. Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary in an 84-15 vote, she is the first woman to ever hold the position. Secretary Yellen was the third cabinet official to be confirmed by the Senate, indicating President Joe Biden’s focus on the economy. Dr. Yellen previously served as chair of the Federal Reserve from 2014 to 2018 and was a member from 2010 to 2018 and 1994 to 1997.