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JOHNSON STATEMENT ON CONFIRMATION OF JACK LEW TO BE TREASURY SECRETARY

February 28, 2013

 
WASHINGTON – Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Jack Lew to be Treasury Secretary.
 
“I congratulate Jack on his confirmation and I have no doubt that we will work well together during this critical time for our nation’s economy,” said Chairman Johnson.  “Jack is a dedicated public servant who is well-qualified and has the right temperament to succeed as Treasury Secretary. I look forward to Secretary Lew coming before the Banking Committee in the near future so we can hear from him about a range of issues, including the state of the economy, progress on financial regulation and other fiscal issues.”