CBAI Staff in Washington Pressing Support for Community Bank Relief

Last week CBAI’s Vice President Federal Governmental Relations, David Schroeder, visited every office of the Illinois congressional delegation, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as well as senior legislative staff at the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), to discuss a variety of important issues and urge the immediate passage of legislation deemed vital to Illinois’ community banks as noted below.

Support Community Bank Positions on Tiered Regulation and Regulatory Relief

Support Removing Federal Reserve Dividend Reduction from Highway and Transportation Funding Legislation

Support Enhanced Security for Consumer Data (data breaches)

Support Taxation of Credit Unions and Oppose Their Expanded Powers

Support for CBAI’s positions on these major legislative and regulatory initiatives will allow community banks to encourage additional lending, fuel job creation, help create economic growth, and more fully serve their communities. Read More.

November 16–20, 2015