• Congress Passes Largest Financial Bailout Bill since the Great Depression
  • October 26, 2008
  • Law Firm: Lane Powell PC - Seattle Office
  • Following two weeks of hand-wringing in Washington, D.C., and market tremors on Wall Street, Congress reversed course and passed a historic $700 billion government bailout of the disintegrating financial industry on October 3, 2008 by a vote of 263 to 171.