Quotes about Her
Energy Professor at the University of California-Berkeley Dan Kammen said:
‘She will be phenomenal for DOE. She understands the technology, she understands deployment and she knows how to run a big agency.’
According to The Politico’s Tyler Pager and Josh Colman:
‘Granholm’s ardent support of the auto industry may help Biden’s team strengthen its appeal to blue-collar workers and the manufacturing sector as the incoming administration pitches its climate-centric economic transformation.’
Skip Pruss, who directed her Michigan Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth:
‘She really worked very hard in 2016 to place herself as Energy secretary with the Clinton team. She’s really a student of the [energy] transition. If you were to ask me what was a limitation in Michigan, I would say that she was slightly ahead of her time.’
How She Works
- She refers to herself as a “progressive prosecutor”
- She rejected proposals to cut state funding to social welfare programs, such as homeless shelters and mental health agencies plus reformed education for children from birth to age 5
- She helped to prosecute drug dealers, gang members, and child pornographers, plus she fought against credit card fraud.
She is the fifth in the series Meet The Women of Joe Biden’s Administration: Jennifer Grandholm. I hope you enjoy hearing about this remarkable woman as much as I enjoyed writing about her. I think you will like her.