February 15, 2023

Brown Applauds Changes to President Biden's Economic Team

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chair of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, issued the following statement after President Biden announced Lael Brainard, Vice Chair and Governor of the Federal Reserve Board, was selected to lead President Biden’s National Economic Council (NEC) and Jared Bernstein to lead the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA):

“I thank Vice Chair Brainard and Mr. Bernstein for their service and dedication. Both have built their careers by putting workers and communities at the center of our economy.  I look forward to working with this new economic team and improving the lives of working families in Ohio and across the nation.”