All 53 state bankers associations today again urged members of the Senate to include regulatory relief measures in the government spending bill due next week.
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ABA is urging all bankers to sign its petition for regulatory relief for America’s hometown banks.
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.
New Hampshire Bankers Association President and CEO Christiana Thornton authored an op-ed in the New Hampshire Union Leader yesterday calling for the Senate to pass S. 1484, Sen. Richard Shelby’s regulatory reform bill.
Regulatory relief is necessary to help banks better serve customers in West Virginia communities, said Alan Brill, chairman of the West Virginia Bankers Association, in an op-ed in the Charleston Gazette Mail today
In his first official communication to bank CEOs, ABA’s Rob Nichols on Friday stressed the urgent need for regulatory relief and encouraged bankers to join ABA in going all-out to see legislation enacted by year-end. “The overregulation of banking is unsustainable and poses a real and present danger to communities across the country,” Nichols said.
As part of this week’s Pass Reg Relief Now efforts, ABA is running drive-time radio spots on Sirius XM’s CNBC and MSNBC stations to make the case for regulatory relief.
At ABA’s Annual Convention yesterday, incoming ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols unveiled ABA’s new grassroots text alerts, which allow ABA members to get updates and action opportunities on regulatory relief directly on their mobile phones.
ABA EVP James Ballentine released a minute-long Voicebyte today on what this week’s activity in the House of Representatives means for ABA’s campaign to Pass Reg Relief Now.