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Treasury's official blog, featuring blog posts from Treasury's senior officials and staff sharing news, announcements and information about the work done at the Treasury Department.

Why We Need Long-term Unemployment Insurance

By: Seth Carpenter
Tuesday, April 08, 2014

​Yesterday, in a bipartisan vote, the Senate passed a bill that would restore Emergency Unemployment Compensation, a supplemental, long-term unemployment insurance program that provides financial support to unemployed American workers whose standard unemployment insurance has run out as they search for employment. 
Posted in: Economic Policy

Treasury Takes a Trip to the Volunteer State

By: Maya Newman
Thursday, April 03, 2014

​Treasury yesterday traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to visit the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), the administrator of Keep My Tennessee Home, Tennessee’s Hardest Hit Fund (HHF) program. ​
Posted in: Making Home Affordable

Treasurer Rios Launches 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program

By: Adam Stump
Friday, March 28, 2014

​Treasurer Rosie Rios was joined by members of Congress and historic figures from baseball to launch the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program yesterday on Capitol Hill.
Posted in: U.S. Mint

Working Together to Bring Healthy Foods to Communities in Need

By: Doug McKalip
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Recently, representatives from the White House Domestic Policy Council, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Treasury joined representatives from various community projects from around the country to discuss how to increase healthy food access to communities in need. ​
Posted in: CDFI

In Case You Missed It: U.S. Currency Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

By: Anthony Reyes
Monday, March 24, 2014

​Treasurer Rosie Rios has always acknowledged that the design of United States currency tells the story of who we are as a nation and connects us to our history. 
Posted in: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Empowering Women Across Our Economy

By: Secretary Jacob J. Lew
Monday, March 24, 2014

As the government agency charged with managing the nation’s finances and safeguarding and growing America’s economy, Treasury has long understood the critical role women play in moving our country forward.
Posted in: Secretary Lew

Treasury Budget and Greenbook Downloadable as E-Books For First Time

By: Erin Donar
Friday, March 21, 2014

This year, for the first time, the Treasury Department’s Budget-in-Brief and Treasury’s General Explanations of the Administration’s Revenue Proposals, also known as the Greenbook, are available for download as e-books. 
Posted in: Tax and Budget

Secretary Lew Embarks on Trip to Brazil and Mexico to Highlight Strong Partnerships and Economic Importance of Latin America

By: Holly Shulman
Monday, March 17, 2014

Secretary Jacob J. Lew starts his trip today to Brazil and Mexico, presenting a critical opportunity to build on the strong and mutually beneficial economic relationships that we have with our neighbors in the Western Hemisphere.
Posted in: International Affairs

Myth vs. Fact: Why IMF Quota and Governance Reforms are Urgently Needed

By: Natalie Wyeth Earnest
Friday, March 14, 2014

Here are the facts on why IMF reform needs to happen as soon as possible.
Posted in: International Monetary Fund

Sarah Bloom Raskin Sworn in as Deputy Secretary

By: Anthony Reyes
Friday, March 14, 2014

​Secretary Jacob J. Lew swore in Treasury’s new Deputy Secretary, Sarah Bloom Raskin, at a private ceremony in his office this morning. 
Posted in: Deputy Secretary
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