The U.S. Mint has released the 2024 Harriet Tubman Silver Dollar as part of the Harriet Tubman Commemorative Coin Program. The coins include $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins and half-dollar coins honoring the bicentennial of her birth.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, pictured on Capitol Hill last month, called for a permanent expansion of the child tax credit during an interview with NPR on Thursday.
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The Department of Treasury announced it would be issuing a new $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, but last month Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that won't happen until 2028. Now, the acting inspector general says he's launching an investigation into the cause of the delay.
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Harriet Tubman, pictured between 1860 and 1875. The woman who will soon become the first African-American to grace an American currency note self-funded many of her heroic raids to save slaves by cooking.
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A woman holds a sign supporting Harriet Tubman for the $20 bill Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, during a town hall meeting at the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, N.Y.