Tag Archives: advocacy

Bonus Podcast: Key Points on CRA Modernization

With less than a week before comments are due on the OCC’s August advance notice of proposed rulemaking on the Community Reinvestment Act, ABA VP Krista Shonk follows up an earlier podcast interview with tips on how to complete a comment letter and key points ABA will be making in its own letter.

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Podcast: What the 2018 Midterm Elections Mean for Bankers

On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, James Ballentine, head of congressional affairs for the American Bankers Association, joins Elizabeth Coit, who leads the ABA Voter Education Fund, to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections, which saw Democrats seize a House majority while Republicans expanded their Senate majority, and their implications for bankers.

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Burgess to Bankers: ‘Sharpen Your Pencils’

Reflecting on a year that saw many positive legislative and regulatory changes for the banking industry, outgoing ABA Chairman Ken Burgess urged bankers to remain engaged in advocacy as these changes are implemented.

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ABA Supports Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Changes

Ahead of a House Judiciary Committee Hearing today on H.R. 3553, the Bankruptcy Administration Improvement Act, the American Bankers Association submitted a statement for the record supporting provisions in the bill that would increase the statutory fee paid to Chapter 7 trustees in so-called “no asset” bankruptcy cases.

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