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.
ABA today released six new TV spots asking Americans to contact members of Congress and urge them to continue supporting legislation that promotes economic growth.
With members of Congress heading home during August, it’s a perfect opportunity for bankers to host lawmakers in their banks using ABA’s Take Your Lawmaker to Work program.
ABA, in partnership with the California Bankers Association, today announced that it is releasing digital ads in support of Reps. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) and Lou Correa (D-Calif.).
As part of its commitment to expanding the banking industry’s political engagement and growing a bipartisan, consensus-minded, pro-banking bench in Congress, ABA today released two new TV spots in support of candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections.