Renowned political analysts Charlie Cook and Stuart Rothenberg will be keynote speakers at the upcoming ABA Government Relations Summit, March 14-16 in Washington, D.C.
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ABA and the Independent Community Bankers of America issued a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture today urging the USDA to designate cottonseed as an ‘other oilseed’ for purposes of the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs.
The ABA Foundation announced today that it has partnered with First Book — a nonprofit that provides access to books and educational resources to children in need — to launch the ABA Foundation Book Award Program.
In remarks to ABA’s Community Bankers Council on Wednesday, Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet encouraged bankers to “take a second look” at how SBA programs can complement their small business lending.
A large majority of banks provide small dollar loans effectively (with low charge-offs) and have the capacity to expand their small dollar lending, were market and regulatory conditions to allow for it, according to an ABA survey of senior bank officers.
The administrative committee of ABA’s Government Relations Council convenes today in Washington for its fall meeting.
ABA and several other trade associations sent a joint letter to members of Congress yesterday supporting the extension of one-year foreclosure protection for military personnel leaving active duty through the end of 2016, at a minimum.
ABA’s trade finance subsidiary, BAFT, today applauded the passage of legislation reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
New credit card accounts rose 16 percent year-on-year in the second quarter to total 318 million, according to the latest edition of ABA’s Credit Card Market Monitor released today.