Susan M. Collins chairs first day of annual Federal Reserve conference, introduces Chairman Bernanke
Ben Bernanke and Susan Collins (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Friday, August 31, 2012
Dean Susan M. Collins chaired today's session of the 2012 Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. As part of Collins' duties, she introduced Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who delivered a highly-anticipated speech outlining the Fed's ongoing plans to give the U.S. economy a boost. The conference is hosted annually by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
[Read the AP story about Bernanke's address]
[AP's "The Big Story" photo]