Tag Archives: ABA Blueprint for Growth

House Passes ABA-Advocated Liquidity Bill

The House today agreed by voice vote to pass H.R. 2209. The bill, which is part of ABA's Agenda for America's Hometown Banks, would further expand the ability of banks to count municipal securities as high-quality liquid assets under the Liquidity Coverage Ratio.

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ABA Calls for More Congressional Oversight for FCS

In a letter to the House Agriculture Committee today, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols called on members of Congress to more closely examine the activities of the Farm Credit System, citing a number of ways in which the GSE has been allowed to operate outside the scope of its mission.

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Nichols: 2017 Is Year for ‘Reset Button’ for Financial Reform

Acknowledging negative developments on Capitol Hill at the end of 2015 and “misguided and unfortunate” anti-bank rhetoric from presidential candidates, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today told the Exchequer Club in Washington, D.C., that the banking industry needs to unify in preparation for achieving meaningful regulatory relief in 2017.

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Blanton: Banker Involvement is Essential for Industry Success

In an email to ABA member CEOs today, ABA Chairman Dan Blanton highlighted a number of positive changes the industry brought about during 2015, and called on bankers to increase their advocacy efforts in order to become a “more formidable political force” in the coming year.

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