Monday, March 23, 2009


Here are some things that should be talking points and news makers this week

MON - "The Obama administration's latest attempt to tackle the banking crisis and get loans flowing to families and businesses will create a new government entity, the Public-Private Investment Program, to help purchase as much as $1 trillion in toxic assets on banks' books."

MON - "Today, Treasury Sec. Geithner will outline the administrations plan to deal with banks bad assets. Also this week, Congress has hearings on the economy & financial institutions. On Tuesday, Treasury Sec. Geithner & Fed. Chair. Bernanke talk about AIG oversight. Sec. Geithner testifies on comprehensive regulatory overhaul on Thursday.ON CSPAN"

MON - "The Senate Republican Conference and The Republican Policy Cmte. hold a hearing on the Employee Free Choice Act. Congress is preparing to debate a bill that would take away secret balloting used in organizing unions and instead unionize by obtaining signatures of more than 50 percent of a work force, a process known as card check. CSPAN "

MON - "Four of journalism's executives, AP President Tom Curley, NPR President Vivian Schiller, CNN President Jon Klein, and Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibarguen, participate in a panel to discuss what is the state of journalism and where it is headed. Marvin Kalb hosts the discussion on "Journalism in Crisis. CSPAN"

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