Legislators ponder next move on housing

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- Washington lawmakers are looking for answers to help troubled homeowners now that the U.S. Federal Reserve has moved to help troubled banks.

Regulators ease restrictions on lenders

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators reduced the capital requirements for giant mortgage firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Wednesday on expectations they will raise capital.
Bush, Paulson pleased by Fed action

Bush, Paulson pleased by Fed action

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush and economic advisers are pleased with the Federal Reserve's actions on Bear Stearns, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.

Paulson: Fed assist in Bear Stearns right

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Market stability led to the Federal Reserve's $30 billion assist in the sale of troubled Bear Stearns, U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.

Paulson unveils tighter regulation plans

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced sweeping regulatory changes Thursday meant to reign in the current credit market crisis.

No deal expected on corporate taxes

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- An economic adviser to the Bush administration, Keith Hennessy, said the chances of a U.S. corporate tax break this year appeared to be "very low."

Treasury letter has skinny on tax rebates

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Letters outlining eligibility to receive a rebate at the center of an emergency economic stimulus package are in the mail, the U.S. Treasury Department said.
Rebate checks in the mail in May

Rebate checks in the mail in May

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Tax rebate checks -- the centerpiece of an emergency economic stimulus package -- will be mailed in early May, U.S. President George Bush said Thursday.
Treasury focus is homeowners, Paulson says

Treasury focus is homeowners, Paulson says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the Treasury would focus on solutions to the home mortgage crisis to help borrowers.

Key banks to pause before foreclosure

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Tuesday announced a joint initiative with key banks to stall foreclosures on some mortgages on the verge of foreclosure.

Stimulus plan on way to Bush's desk

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday overwhelmingly approved Senate changes to the stimulus package designed to boost the U.S. economy.

Expanded stimulus plan blocked in Senate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Wednesday failed to advance its expanded version of an economic stimulus package on a 58-41 vote.

Paulson pushes Senate to pass bill

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson told a real estate group in Washington Wednesday that the nation's economy is "diverse and resilient."

Analysis: Dirty money cleanup gains speed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Illegal money hurts development efforts in poor countries and may be used to fund terrorism, but new cleanup efforts offer significant hope for curbing dirty money flows.
MEGAN HARRIS, UPI Correspondent

Treasury secretary says 'keep it simple'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Sunday the Senate should "keep the deal simple" when it comes to the economic stimulus package.
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Henry Paulson
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson gives an update on the markets and the economy at a press conference at the K & L Gates in Washington on June 19, 2008. Paulson spoke on the success of the economic stimulus packages, the rising fuel cost and the current economic downturn. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson, Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the 74th United States Secretary of the Treasury. He previously served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs.

Paulson was born in Palm Beach, Florida, to Marianna (née Gallauer) and Henry Merritt Paulson, a wholesale jeweler. He was raised in Barrington Hills, Illinois, as a Christian Scientist. Paulson attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

A star athlete at Barrington High School, Paulson was a champion wrestler and stand-out football player, graduating in 1964. Paulson received his A.B. in English from Dartmouth College in 1968; at Dartmouth he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Alpha Epsilon and he was an All-Ivy, All-East, and honorable mention All American as an offensive lineman.

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