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What says the Constitution?

...everything from entitlement programs (Social Security, Medicare, unemployment benefits) to the economy (the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Credit Card Act). We are not making an argument for or...
Alaska Pacific Bank sees profit in recent quarter

...million for the same period in 2009. Alaska Pacific Bank was the only Alaska bank needing federal help under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, known as TARP. Under TARP's Capital Purchase Program, the federal government shored up the bank with...
Merkel intent on keping eurozone united

...2 in President Bill Clinton's Treasury Department, has dubbed the idea "EuroTARP," after the U.S. Troubled Asset Relief Program. Like the American version, it's likely to be expensive and unpopular - but also necessary and, with luck...
Hard lessons in helping homeowners

...residence. This exclusion must be removed. Congress should also require institutions receiving funds from the Troubled Assets Relief Program to demonstrate progress in providing sustainable modifications. These institutions should be required to...
Bailout rules could dampen business travel

...Protection and Corporate Responsibility Act, which would prevent any business that received money under the Troubled Asset Relief Program from paying for travel, meetings, gatherings, parties or conventions. "This could mean a huge hit to the...
Outside editorial: Having helped create the collapse, bankers now deepen situation

...government that it's become nearly impossible to hold them accountable. Lending by the 20 largest banks in the Troubled Asset Relief Program has remained flat, even though the TARP funds were supposed to free up credit. So far, President Barack...
Alaska Pacific Bank delays repaying feds as loan woes continue

...provided its quarterly results. Alaska Pacific was the only bank in Alaska that needed assistance from the Troubled Asset Relief Program, which invested $4.8 million in the bank through the Capital Purchase Program in 2008. That money has...
Losses continue at Alaska Pacific Bank

...two-year high of $26. Earlier this year, the federal government's Capital Purchase Program, part of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, made a $4.8 million investment in Alaska Pacific. The government now owns 20 percent of the company...
Let bank bailout expire

The following editorial first appeared in the Kansas City Star: The Troubled Asset Relief Program, approved during last fall's market meltdown, gave Washington authority to spend up to $700 billion to stabilize the financial...
Wells Fargo repays $25 billion that it received from TARP

SAN FRANCISCO - Wells Fargo & Co. said it repaid $25 billion the bank got from the Troubled Asset Relief Program in the midst of the financial crisis last year, freeing it from government restrictions on compensation. Wells Fargo redeemed...


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