In her first public appearance as a member of the Federal Reserve Board, Fed Governor Michelle Bowman today encouraged bankers to keep the lines of communication open with the regulatory agencies, emphasizing that “clear communication can help us all do our jobs better.”
Setting ABA’s government relations agenda for 2019.
ABA yesterday submitted its long-awaited comment letter to the OCC.
Ensuring our employees are passionately engaged in the mission of banking is the best way we can help our communities thrive.
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.
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.
The hard-fought 2018 midterm elections met most expectations leading into Election Day and produced significant changes for the next Congress.
In his first speech as ABA chairman today, Jeff Syperski emphasized the importance of engaging the industry’s 2 million employees in advocacy.
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.
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.