Yellen provides signature for paper currency

Yellen provides signature for paper currency
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Treasury Secretary Janet YellenJanet Louise YellenYellen tries to tamp down Democrats fury over evictions ban On The Money: Biden, Pelosi struggle with end of eviction ban | Trump attorney says he will fight release of tax returns Yellen to brief House Democrats on Tuesday on rental aid MORE last week provided her official signature that will be used on the 2021 series of U.S. paper currency, the department said Tuesday.

Treasury said Yellen provided her signature on March 10 during a meeting with Bureau of Engraving and Printing Director Leonard Olijar. The department plans to reveal her signature in the near future.


U.S. bills are signed by the Treasury secretary as well as the U.S. Treasurer.

New signatures may not be the only change to bills under the Biden administration. The White House said in January that it's looking at speeding up the process of putting Harriet Tubman's image on the $20 bill, after the Trump administration delayed the effort.

The signature of former President TrumpDonald TrumpFive takeaways from the Ohio special primaries Missouri Rep. Billy Long enters Senate GOP primary Trump-backed Mike Carey wins GOP primary in Ohio special election MORE's Treasury secretary, Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Goldman Sachs - Biden rallies Senate Dems behind mammoth spending plan Mnuchin dodges CNBC questions on whether Trump lying over election Democrats justified in filibustering GOP, says Schumer MORE, appeared on bills starting in 2017. Mnuchin and his wife, Louise Linton, toured the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in November 2017 to see the production of the first bills with his name.