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Let bank bailout expire

...The question is whether TARP should continue beyond its current expiration date of Dec. 31. If Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner decides to extend it, it will live on until next October. Geithner should allow it to lapse. Otherwise, the unobligated...
AK Air taxis seek uniformity on excise taxes operators have enlisted the help of U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, who has asked the U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for a meeting on the subject.Typically, private operators fall under Part 91 of IRS Publication 510 and are subject...
Senate questions Obama's financial oversight plan

...chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, said of his constituents. In testimony before the panel, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defended the proposal as the nation's best shot. "It will be very hard, perhaps impossible, for any authority...
Outside editorial: Behind the dissident's escape awkward diplomatic situation just days before Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner are scheduled to arrive in Beijing for talks on a variety of matters. It also erupts as Washington seeks Chinese...
Outside editorial: Banking fear

...A sell-off of financial stocks ensued. This followed the market's negative reaction to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's earlier plan for restoring banks to health. One of its components is the option of buying stakes in banks that...
Grandstanding won't create jobs in the African American community. Republicans and Democrats have taken to scapegoating Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, hectoring him at hearings and demanding his resignation, as if the mid-crisis decapitation of his department...
Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog? regulatory structure, the key part of which aims at this problem of "too big to fail." Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asked Congress to give an unspecified agency authority to identify and supervise financial institutions - whether...
Stop the housing free fall

...what's due in the next tax year, IRS should agree to a 10-year repayment schedule. Step Three - call this one the Timothy Geithner tax mulligan, to show that even ordinary folks deserve one free tax do-over: The IRS forgives all penalties and...
Outside editorial: Time to pare back Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

...home ownership is so important that it may require "ongoing government support." Likewise, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has mused about giving Fannie and Freddie an "elegant funeral" but then hinted that the government might continue...
Debt ceiling gamesmanship could his new highs (or lows)

...repeated warnings against allowing that to happen will have on members of Congress. For one thing, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has indicated the government probably can use various legal means to avoid any crisis until about July 8, giving...


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