Will the Stimulus Spigot Be Turned On Soon?

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Today’s new plan to rescue the banking system may not rescue Timothy Geithner, who’s taken the heat for public payoffs to failing private firms. On our rebroadcast of today’s To the Point, how long can his biggest supporter, Barack Obama, keep the Treasury Secretary on the job? Also, the federal stimulus package means tax relief, healthcare, education and infrastructure.  Who’s in charge of deciding which projects get the go-ahead in California? When will the money start flowing? Plus, a federal judge postpones sentencing in a landmark medical marijuana case.

Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal