By: Tinna Damaso Quigley
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Insurance Office (FIO) today issued a notice in the Federal Register seeking
comments from the public on a proposed definition of affordability in relation
to personal auto insurance.
Posted in: Federal Insurance Office
By: Kristin Thompson
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Last week, Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios took to the road to start asking the American people who they think best represents democracy and should be featured on the new $10 note.
Posted in: Category 1
By: Nathan Sheets
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Last week, Treasury hosted the economic track of the U.S.–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED). The S&ED gave Secretary Lew and me, along with other senior officials from across the U.S. government, an opportunity to advance U.S. priorities on a range of economic issues with our Chinese counterparts.
Posted in: International Affairs
By: Jennifer Fowler
Friday, June 12, 2015
Treasury published the U.S. National Money Laundering Risk Assessment and the National
Terrorist Financing Risk Assessment. Given
the breadth of issues covered and the significance of these reports, we’d like
to take this opportunity to contextualize our efforts, and help readers
understand how we expect others to use these national risk assessments.
Posted in: National Money Laundering Risk Assessment
By: Brodi Fontenot
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The White House
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Council on Environmental Quality
(CEQ) today released the annual
Strategic Sustainability and Energy Scorecards for federal agencies,
including the U.S. Treasury Department.
Posted in: Council on Environmental Quality
By: Patrick Pinschmidt
Monday, June 08, 2015
Stability Oversight Council has released
guidance that provides additional details on these calculations. This
information will allow companies to better understand the Council’s
calculations in Stage 1 and provide the public with greater insight regarding
the Council’s work.
Posted in: Financial Stability Oversight Council
By: Dan Cruz
Thursday, May 21, 2015
This week, the Community Development Advisory Board (Advisory Board) convened a public meeting at Treasury. Secretary Jacob J. Lew delivered opening remarks and swore in two new members. The Advisory Board provides advice to the Director of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) on the policies and activities of the CDFI Fund.
Posted in: CDFI Fund
By: David Mader and David Lebryk
Friday, May 08, 2015
A year ago, Congress passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, or the DATA Act. Since then, the Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) and the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) have
engaged with the communities that create and use this data and taken important
first steps towards creating a more data driven government, and making federal
data more transparent and available to the American people. Today marks the
beginning of the next phase of implementation of the DATA Act.
Posted in: DATA Act
By: Louisa Quittman
Friday, May 08, 2015
Many young people in communities like Baltimore’s west side need opportunities to achieve their goals and contribute to the vitality and strength of their communities. We must consider what we can do on a variety of fronts to ensure that we can address economic disparities, especially those facing young people.
Posted in: Financial Capability
By: Dan Watson
Thursday, May 07, 2015
To mark National Small Business Week, Secretary Lew visited Glen's Garden Market in Washington, DC to thank a local small business owner for making myRA available to her employees. myRA has no fees, no required minimum contributions and no risk of losing money.
Posted in: myRA