Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Economic Recovery Measures

Jan 4, 2010 | Blog Paper Press Release

Seven More FDIC Bank Closings

On December 18, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional seven banks (

Since We've Been Gone...

We hope all of our readers had very happy holidays.

Thanks, Stan

In a blog post earlier this w
Dec 16, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

House Passes $154 Billion Jobs Package

This afternoon, the House passed a $154 billion economic aid package. Below we have listed the major spending areas within the bill:
Dec 16, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Note to Citi: Get Your Fiscal House In Order!

The IRS has agreed to give up billions in tax money in exchange for Citigroup’s repurchase of $20 billion of its assets held by TARP.

Another Issue with Using TARP Funds for Other Purposes

According to a Donald Marron, reallocating TARP funds to use
Dec 14, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Citi to Repay $20 Billion in TARP Funds

Today, Citigroup announced that it will repay $20 billion in TARP funds.
Dec 14, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Three More FDIC Closings

On Friday evening, the FDIC reported that it has taken over an additional three banks (
Dec 10, 2009 | Blog Paper Press Release

Troubled Asset Relief Program: Year-End Review

On December 9, Secretary Geithner requested that TARP be renewed through October 3, 2010.

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