President Trump nominated Chris Waller, Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. The committee voted 18 to 7 to approve his nomination. Dr. Waller earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bemidji State University in Minnesota in 1981 and master’s and doctorate degrees from Washington State University in 1984 and 1985. Waller’s research has centered on monetary theory, political economy and macroeconomic theory. For more on this story click here.