Seattle-based Washington Federal has announced that it will increase wages for certain employees, make investments in technology and increase its funding for charitable causes with the savings it will see as a result of the tax reform bill, which was passed yesterday.
Browsing: Community engagement
As part of ABA’s long-term engagement with the Treasury Department and financial regulators on the Community Reinvestment Act, the association today sent a white paper to Treasury with several recommendations for modernizing the regulatory approach to CRA.
At ABA’s Annual Convention in Chicago today, the association unveiled a new video spotlighting how bankers pitched in and responded to the wave of devastating hurricanes that hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico this fall.
In his first speech as ABA chairman, Texas banker Ken Burgess shared remarkable stories of bankers’ commitments to their neighbors in ways large and small.
Efforts to go green have been a win for banks, and lead to a more resilient and prosperous future for communities.
The ABA Foundation has recognized six banks for their outstanding commitment to their communities.
A group of three Democratic lawmakers — Reps. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.), Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) and Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) — yesterday introduced H.R. 3741, a bill that would codify and enhance the Minority Bank Deposit Program.
ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today called on bankers to join ABA in supporting the response to Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast and invited them to contribute to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund set up by the Texas Bankers Association and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.