CBAI has professional lobbyists, a legal counsel and paralegal specializing in banking law who have only one constituency to serve - Illinois community banks. CBAI works tirelessly to advocate the cause of community banking, both in Springfield and Washington, D.C. CBAI has initiated and successfully guided through the legislative process numerous bills which benefit community banks. Each year, several bills are analyzed and tracked by CBAI Governmental Relations Team. CBAI takes an influential position on all bills related to banking, testifying when necessary.

Contact the Governmental Relations Team today!

Registration is now open for CBAI's 42nd Annual CBAI Call on Washington which will be held on April 28 - May 1, 2024. Please plan to us join us for this event to let your voice be heard.

Celebrating its 42nd year, CBAI bankers from across Illinois will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to call on their Members of Congress and banking regulators to support issues of importance to Illinois community banks. YOUR VOICE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Now is the time to get involved.

Again this year, CBAI’s Call on Washington will be held in conjunction with the ICBA’s Capital Summit. Along with CBAI coordinated events, our entire delegation will attend CBAI’s meetings and events.

Click here for more information and to register with the ICBA and to access booking information at the Westin DC Downtown Hotel.

If you have questions, please contact a member of the Governmental Relations Team!

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