Speaking to the more than 1,000 attendees at ABA’s Government Relations Summit in Washington, D.C. today, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) criticized the Dodd-Frank Act, saying that the legislation created a “regulatory labyrinth” that has stymied banks’ ability to serve their customers and grow the economy.
Addressing a group of up and coming banking leaders during ABA’s Emerging Leaders Forum today, Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) encouraged bankers to be proactive about educating their lawmakers and congressional staff on the issues that matter to their institutions during visits Capitol Hill.
ABA and several other housing and mortgage associations wrote to Congress yesterday urging the House and Senate Budget Committees to include a provision in the FY 2017 Budget Resolutions prohibiting the use of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guarantee fees as a funding offset.
Paul Willson, a bow-tie-wearing, fourth-generation community banker, leads ABA’s Government Relations Council.
From challenges to rural banks to the rise of millennials to regulatory pressure on growth areas—community bankers discuss the outlook for the industry.
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.