Tag Archives: Farm Credit System

Regulatory Review Meeting Focuses on Rural Bank Burdens

Rural banks face a number of challenges that are compounded by unnecessary, outdated and excessively burdensome regulations, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry said today at the fourth of five outreach meetings for the decennial Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act review.

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ABA Opposes Farmer Mac Governance Reshuffle

ABA yesterday urged the Farm Credit Administration to withdraw a proposed change to the governance structure of Farmer Mac that could negatively alter the relationship between Farmer Mac and its lender-shareholders.

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Congressman Seeks GAO Audit of Farm Credit System

Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) on Friday wrote to the Government Accountability Office to request an audit and study of the Farm Credit System’s impact “on taxpayers, the agriculture community and the private banking industry.”

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New Infographic Shows How Farm Credit Lost Its Way

ReformFarmCredit.org today posted a new infographic, “Betting the Farm,” that illustrates how the Farm Credit System has lost its way, providing credit for big non-farm businesses at the expense of small farmers and American taxpayers.

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