US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will travel to Los Angeles, California next week to discuss the urgent financial situation in Puerto Rico, the US Department of the Treasury said in a statement.
A year ago, I introduced the "Put a Woman on the Twenty Act of 2015" (H.R. 1910) to urge the Secretary of the Treasury to put a woman's portrait on American money. The bill didn't pass, but it didn't have to. After first announcing in...Show More Summary
Samantha Bee, whose sharp show should make her the next woman in line to grace currency, took on the backlash over the first lady to get that honor. Last week, Treasury Secretary and Lin-Manuel Miranda fan Jack Lew announced that abolitionist...Show More Summary
Brad DeLong : Lloyd Bentsen Dies: As my boss Alicia Munnell said in 1993: "After a week working for Bentsen you understand why he is the Treasury Secretary and you are not, and you are happy that that is the way it is." >Former Democratic Sen. Show More Summary
When Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced last week that Harriet Tubman would be placed on the front of a redesigned $20 bill, and that there would be changes to the back of the $5 and $10 bill, many cheered. The back of the new $10 will depict the March of 1913, when suffragists ended a parade in support of […]
When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced on Wednesday that the face of abolitionist leader HarrietTubman would grace a new $20 bill, NPR reached out to Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
(Paul Mirengoff) Sen. Tom Cotton has moved to block the confirmation of Adam Szubin, President Obama’s selection for the position of Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. Lee Smith has the story for the Weekly Standard. Show More Summary
The Americans on our money are getting more diverse: how about the buildings? Until this week, seeing the Treasury Department all over social media was a rare occurrence. But when Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced a massive change...Show More Summary
Not to be appeased, some progressives are upset about Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s decision to honor a once-enslaved black woman on the $20 bill. Victoria M. Massie at Vox believes replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the...Show More Summary
Earlier today, we learned that the Treasury Department was planning a significant overhaul to American currency, including replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, and adding women to the back of the $10.
The Post reports: The U.S. Treasury will put African American abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the front of the new $20 bill, replacing former president Andrew Jackson, who will be moved to the back of the bill, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced Wednesday. Former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton will remain on the front of the new $10 bill, […]
If you look at Harriet Tubman and all you see is, “African-American woman,” well then, you’re a historically-ignorant idiot. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, announcing the decision to put Tubman on the $20: Looking back on her life, Tubman...Show More Summary
Sometimes, sometimes, if you wait long enough, something good happens. Today was one of those sometimes. Today the Treasury Secretary announced that African-American abolitionist and all-around American hero Harriet Tubman would supplant President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. Show More Summary
Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson as the face of the $20 bill, and Jackson will be moved to the back of the bill alongside an image of the White House, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said Wednesday. Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first Treasury secretary, will remain on the...
Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew announced Wednesday that the front side of $20 bills produced in the future will bear the image of Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist who helped hundreds of slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson, a slave owner,...
Harriet Tubman will soon be gracing the face of the $20 bill. In a blog post on Medium, US Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew laid out the reasons for the redesign, as well as the thinking behind proposed changes for the $10 and $5 bills. The...Show More Summary
Earlier rumors had it that Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was soon to announce a major change to the new $10 bill—specifically, that a woman would replace Alexander Hamilton as the main mug. Instead, sources tell Politico, Lew is expected to announce Wednesday that abolitionist Harriet Tubman is going on...
Have you heard? Harriet Tubman is replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Last year, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the he was considering replacing Alexander Hamilton on the $10 with a woman. But it ends up that it’s Jackson … More » The post Twitter Mourns the Loss of Andrew Jackson From the $20 Bill appeared first on EveryJoe.
Later today, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew is expected to announce major redesigns to the $10 and $20 bills. In June 2015, Lew confirmed hat the department would redesign the $10 bill and replace Alexander Hamilton with a woman. The replacement was scheduled to appear in 2020—the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. Read more...
Ms. Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson, making her one of several women and civil rights leaders to appear on new currency designs, the Treasury secretary announced.