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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.
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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

HAMP Rate Reset: Just the Facts

By: Mark McArdle, Chief of the Homeownership Preservation Office
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

​The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) has set new standards for mortgage assistance in the housing industry. Many private sector modifications now look a lot like HAMP modifications, with over four million homeowners in private sector modifications benefiting from the framework of the HAMP program. Below are answers to questions about how the HAMP rate reset will impact homeowners in the program.  
Posted in: Homeownership Preservation

Making Home Affordable Five Years Later

By: Mark McArdle, Chief of the Homeownership Preservation Office
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Since the launch of Making Home Affordable (MHA) in 2009, Treasury has worked diligently to help homeowners at risk of foreclosure and stabilize the nation’s housing market.
Posted in: Making Home Affordable

The Importance of IMF Reforms to Support Ukraine

By: Anthony Reyes
Thursday, March 06, 2014

As the crisis in Ukraine ensues, Secretary Jacob J. Lew has stressed the important role the United States has in providing economic support for the Ukrainian government, together with our international partners. 
Posted in: International Monetary Fund
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