Latest Richard Baker Stories

2009-03-06 10:09:17

Investment funds have reacted positively to a federal plan to entice them to buy revolving debt securities, a leading trade association said. Our members have significant interest, in the program known as the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, said Richard Baker, president of the Managed Funds

2008-10-07 18:00:00

By LAURA SHARPE THE headteacher of closure threatened Croxteth Community Comprehensive has vowed that every possible step will be taken to keep the school open.

2006-01-25 16:01:56

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday opposed a plan from a Louisiana Republican to create a federal agency to buy homes destroyed by recent Gulf Coast hurricanes, saying grants to state governments were a better approach.

2005-12-15 16:30:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House committee on Thursday approved a bill to create a corporation that would buy and redevelop tracts of land devastated by recent Gulf Coast hurricanes, helping property owners in Louisiana avoid massive defaults on home and business loans.

2005-11-14 22:56:00

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key lawmaker launched a bill on Monday to extend a program of government guarantees for losses from terrorist attacks, while Republican sources said leading senators may have struck a separate deal on an extension.

2005-10-20 18:43:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation introduced on Thursday in the U.S. House of Representatives would help financial institutions and property owners avoid massive defaults on home and business loans in New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Rep.

2005-07-27 16:33:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Wednesday that they intend to scale back a government program backing terrorism insurance even as members of both chambers pledged to renew the program.

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