Bankers are rebooting their political advocacy for 2016 and beyond.
Browsing: Pass Reg Relief Now
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew faced questions from members of the Senate Appropriations Committee about regulatory relief for the nation’s community banks today during a financial services subcommittee hearing about the administration’s budget request.
In 2015, ABA’s spokespeople handled 2,305 media inquiries and the association appeared in more than 2,063 stories, according to the ABA Public Relations Year in Review report.
Alliance of State Bankers Associations Chairman Steve Turkiewicz on his vision for the year.
In an email to ABA member CEOs today, ABA Chairman Dan Blanton highlighted a number of positive changes the industry brought about during 2015, and called on bankers to increase their advocacy efforts in order to become a “more formidable political force” in the coming year.
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.
ABA’s Rob Nichols this morning expressed the disappointment and frustration of the banking industry that Congress failed to include meaningful regulatory relief in the negotiated 2016 spending bill that was unveiled overnight.
In an op-ed in the Billings Gazette today, the Montana Bankers Association urged Congress to include regulatory relief measures in the long-awaited government spending bill.
The administrative committee of ABA’s Government Relations Council convenes today in Washington for its fall meeting.