Policy

Coalition Urges Senate to Protect Crop Insurance

A coalition of more than 600 agricultural banking and insurance organizations -- including ABA -- and other ag industry constituents signed onto a letter to members of the Senate urging them to oppose any harmful amendments in the 2018 Farm Bill that would increase the cost of, reduce or limit participation in, or harm private sector delivery of crop insurance.

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House Approves 2018 Farm Bill

By a narrow vote of 213 to 211, the House today passed the 2018 farm bill, a crucial step toward ensuring the well-being of the nation’s farmers and ranchers and the 2,000 farm banks that serve them.

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HUD Issues Request for Public Comment on Disparate Impact Regulation

In a move long sought by ABA, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is formally seeking public comment on whether its rule implementing the Fair Housing Act's discriminatory effects standard is consistent with the Supreme Court decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project.

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ABA, Trade Groups Urge Fixes to CFPB Remittance Rule

As part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ongoing feedback initiative, ABA and its transaction banking subsidiary BAFT, joined by the Clearing House and the Consumer Bankers Association, urged the CFPB to make several much-needed rule changes to its remittance rule.

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