Yellen Confirmation Hearing is Set

The Senate Finance Committee is set to hold a hearing on Janet Yellen’s nomination to be Treasury secretary on Jan. 19 (Wall Street Journal)

If confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Yellen would become the first woman to hold the Treasury secretary job. Mr. Biden’s selection positions the 74-year-old labor economist to lead his administration’s efforts to further the recovery from the destruction caused by the coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns.