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State Associations Call on Senators to Support TAILOR Act

All 52 state associations wrote to senators today urging them to co-sponsor the TAILOR Act, which would direct financial regulators to tailor regulatory actions based on the sizes, business models, risk profiles and other differentiating characteristics of the institutions they supervise.

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ABA Calls for Congressional ‘Autopsy’ of FCS

In testimony before the Senate Agriculture Committee on behalf of ABA today, Leonard Wolfe, president and CEO of United Bank and Trust in Marysville, Kan., raised concerns about the size, complexity and tax advantage of the Farm Credit System and called for closer congressional oversight of the government sponsored enterprise -- a key component of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.

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Bankers Urge Congress to Pass HOLA Flexibility Bills

A total of 130 OCC-regulated savings associations signed onto an ABA letter today thanking Congressional leaders for supporting legislation that would allow institutions chartered under the Home Owners’ Loan Act to elect to operate more like banks without having to change their charters -- a key part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.

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