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Economist Lisa Cook Confirmed to Federal Reserve Board, 1st Black Woman Governor in Agency’s 108-Year History

Written by Good Black News

May 10, 2022

Cook was confirmed by a 51-to-50 vote in the Senate, with Vice President Harris casting the tiebreaking vote.

No Republicans voted for Cook, and Democrats, who hold a razor-thin majority, had delayed moving forward on her nomination until they could assemble all 50 of their members to back her.

Original article source: https://goodblacknews.org/2022/05/10/economist-lisa-cook-confirmed-to-federal-reserve-board-1st-black-woman-governor-in-agencys-108-year-history/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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