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.
In an email to bank CEOs today, ABA’s Rob Nichols expressed his disappointment over the omission of meaningful regulatory relief provisions from the compromise omnibus spending bill that was presented to the House and Senate late last night.
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.
With a government spending bill due by Dec. 11, negotiations over what will go into it are reaching a fever pitch on Capitol Hill. ABA views the spending bill as the best chance of including bipartisan regulatory relief provisions that bankers are seeking.