FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ICBA Statement on the Passing of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Washington, D.C. (August 25, 2008)—The 5,000 community bank members, staff and affiliates of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) mourn the passing and celebrate the accomplished life of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones.
Congresswoman Tubbs Jones made history in her many professional accomplishments as a trail blazer, most recently as a member of the powerful House Ways & Means Committee, and as Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee.
She was a hero to middle class Americans, particularly in her Cleveland, Ohio District, and a champion for community banks throughout America.
One of the most loved and admired members of Congress, Congresswoman Tubbs Jones was never afraid to fight for the underdog.
ICBA honors Congresswoman Tubbs Jones' legacy of achievement and courage on behalf of America's communities.