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In Case You Missed It: Secretary Lew at the Council of Foreign Relations

By: Anthony Reyes
Friday, January 17, 2014

​Yesterday, Secretary Lew participated in a discussion at the Council of Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, where he touched on the progress of our economic recovery, financial reform, developments in the global economy, and the importance of Congress extending the nation’s borrowing authority.
Posted in: Media Appearances

Legal Entity Identifier System Gains Global Momentum

By: Matthew Reed
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

As global acceptance continues to spread, governance for the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) system advanced today. The LEI, like a bar code identifier for entities that engage in financial market transactions, promises to be a linchpin for making connections in the massive volumes of financial data that course through the international economy every day.​
Posted in: Office of Financial Research

In Case You Missed It: Assistant Secretary for Management Coloretti on ABC7’s Government Matters

By: Anthony Reyes
Monday, January 13, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Management Nani Coloretti yesterday appeared on ABC7’s Government Matters, a Washington, DC news program that covers technology developments and management trends within the federal government.
Posted in: Management and Budget

Treasury Ensures Fair Treatment for Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Under the Affordable Care Act

By: Mark J. Mazur, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy
Friday, January 10, 2014

​Treasury is acting to ensure that emergency volunteer service is accorded appropriate treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Posted in: Tax Policy

Secretary Lew Advances Shared Economic Goals During Fourth Trip to Europe

By: Victoria Esser
Friday, January 10, 2014

The partnership between the United States and the European Union is essential to promoting financial stability, creating jobs, and driving economic growth here at home.  Secretary Lew’s trip this week represents Treasury’s continued efforts to further deepen our relationships with our European partners.
Posted in: International Affairs

The Small Business Lending Fund Continues to Support Access to Capital for American Small Businesses

By: Matt Bevens
Wednesday, January 08, 2014

In communities across America, these lending increases mean more small businesses and entrepreneurs can access the capital they need tobring new business ideas to life and fuel our economic recovery.​
Posted in: Small Business

Secretary Begins His Fourth Official Trip to Europe

By: Daleep Singh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Europe and Eurasia
Monday, January 06, 2014

Secretary Lew departed for his fourth official visit to Europe this afternoon, where he’ll meet with senior officials in France, Germany, and Portugal to discuss policies to boost global growth, promote financial stability, and advance our shared objective of establishing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). 
Posted in: International Affairs

Year In Review: Investing in Innovation and Manufacturing in the United States

By: Lance Williams
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

During his first year at the Treasury Department, Secretary Lew traveled across the country visiting companies that are investing in the United States.
Posted in: Secretary Lew

Charitable Hospitals: Roles and Responsibilities

By: Betsy Bourassa
Monday, December 30, 2013

​As we reach the end of the year, we want to remind charitable hospitals that they must also take important steps to protect patients – including protecting them from hidden and high prices, and unreasonable collection actions.  
Posted in: Tax Policy

The Wind Down of TARP is Almost Complete

By: Adam Hodge
Monday, December 30, 2013

​The U.S. Treasury Department made significant progress towards completing the wind down of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) in 2013.
Posted in: Financial Stability
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