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October 2014

22-Oct-14ICBA’s Fine Recognized on The Hill’s List of “Top Lobbyists”
21-Oct-14ICBA Statement on Final Rule on Credit Risk Retention
20-Oct-14ICBA Supports CFPB Initiative Allowing Banks to Post Privacy Notices Online
20-Oct-14ICBA Agrees with Fed’s Powell on Commitment to Tiered Community Bank Regulations
17-Oct-14ICBA Statement on White House Cybersecurity Initiative
15-Oct-14ICBA National Study: Millennials Value Community Banks, Are the Most Entrepreneurial Generation
01-Oct-14On the Third Anniversary of the Durbin Amendment, 94% of Consumers Not Seeing the Savings Retailers Promised Them

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September 2014

26-Sep-14ICBA’s Chris Lorence Named on List of Most Influential CMOs on Social Media
25-Sep-14ICBA Statement on Wal-Mart Offering Checking Accounts
17-Sep-14ICBA and Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Mark 10th Year of Preferred Service Provider Relationship
16-Sep-14ICBA to Senate: Tiered Regulation Needed Now to Spur Economic Growth
09-Sep-14ICBA Statement on Home Depot Data Breach
03-Sep-14ICBA: Review of Bank Regulations Must Have Substantial Impact
03-Sep-14ICBA Delivers Petition to Regulators Urging Call Report Relief
02-Sep-14ICBA Recognizes Three Community Banks for Outstanding Community Service

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August 2014

29-Aug-14ICBA Congratulates New Members of CFPB Community Bank Council
29-Aug-14Getting Ready for the Real World: Financial Best Practices Every Young Adult Should Know
27-Aug-14ICBA Announces Relationship with InfoSight
22-Aug-14The Bedrock of a Bright Financial Future: Money Tips for Teens
21-Aug-14ICBA Bancard Announces Liang Han as EVP, Operations and Card Risk
15-Aug-14Making Money Management Fun: Personal Finance Tips for Tweens
15-Aug-14ICBA Securities Announces Board of Director Members
14-Aug-14ICBA Education and Vubiz Celebrate 12 Years of Accomplishments
13-Aug-14ICBA Statement on FHFA Single Security Proposal
13-Aug-14More Than 575 Million U.S. Payment Cards to Feature Chip Security in 2015
11-Aug-14ICBA to Regulators: Institute a More Practical and Streamlined Approach to Community Bank Quarterly Call Reports
08-Aug-14ICBA Provides Youth Financial Literacy Tools
08-Aug-14Parents: How to Talk to Your Kids about Money
06-Aug-14ICBA Commends FDIC and Federal Reserve for Ensuring Living Wills Are More Than Just a ‘Paper Exercise’
05-Aug-14ICBA Offers Financial Tips for Travelers

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July 2014

31-Jul-14New GAO Report Confirms Too-Big-To-Fail Exists, Taxpayer Subsidy Continues
31-Jul-14ICBA Statement on Treasury Department’s Anti-Money Laundering Proposal
29-Jul-14ICBA Appreciates FDIC’s Clarification for Institutions Establishing Account Relationships with Third-Party Payment Processors
28-Jul-14ICBA Launches Petition for Call Report Relief as Part of War on Excessive Regulation
24-Jul-14On One-Year Anniversary of the CLEAR Relief Act, ICBA Urges Senate to Act Now
24-Jul-14ICBA Bancard Announces Launch of Visa Checkout to Clients
22-Jul-14ICBA Responds to FDIC Guidance on Basel III Capital Conservation Buffer for S-Corps
21-Jul-14ICBA Commends FDIC for Report on Minority Depository Institutions and CDFIs
17-Jul-14ICBA Applauds Senate for Passing Measure Requiring Community Bank Presence on Federal Reserve Board
16-Jul-14ICBA, Community Banking Coalition: Expand Mortgage Regulation Exceptions for Small Creditors
15-Jul-14ICBA Advocates Measures to Rein in Government Overreach and Regulation
11-Jul-14ICBA Statement on Confirmation of Julian Castro
09-Jul-14ICBA Survey Shows Growing Call Report Burden on Community Banks
08-Jul-14ICBA, Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation Issue Toolkit to Combat Elder Financial Abuse
03-Jul-14ICBA Independent Banker® Recognizes Top-Performing Lenders
02-Jul-14ICBA Independent Banker® Recognizes Outstanding Community Lenders
02-Jul-14ICBA: Study Finds Commercial Banks Meeting Needs of Ag Borrowers
01-Jul-14ICBA and Investment Centers of America, Inc. Extend Preferred Service Provider Relationship for Retail Brokerage Services
01-Jul-14ICBA Securities Extends Relationship with Vining Sparks

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June 2014

30-Jun-14ICBA Announces Top Community Bank Leaders in Social Media
30-Jun-14ICBA Applauds New Legislation on Operation Choke Point
25-Jun-14ICBA: Credit Availability in Rural America Plentiful
18-Jun-14Congress to President: Nominate Fed Board Member with Community Bank Experience
13-Jun-14ICBA Provides Tips for Preventing Elder Financial Abuse
10-Jun-14ICBA Announces Staff Promotions
04-Jun-14ICBA Statement on Agency Effort to Address Outdated, Excessive Regulatory Burdens
03-Jun-14ICBA Independent Banker Highlights ICBA Top Performers Among Nation’s Community Banks
02-Jun-14ICBA Provides Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

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May 2014

29-May-14New Jumbo Fixed-rate Product Offered by ICBA Mortgage Solutions
23-May-14ICBA Statement on Chairman Hensarling’s Inquiry on Regulator Use of Reputational Risk in Bank Supervision
22-May-14ICBA Offers Tips For Financial Preparedness in a Natural Disaster
20-May-14ICBA Urges Regulators Not to Drive Community Banks Out of Mortgage-Servicing Business, Limiting Consumer Choice
15-May-14ICBA Selects Insperity as Preferred Service Provider for Human Resources Management
15-May-14ICBA Statement on Markup of Johnson-Crapo Housing-Finance Bill
12-May-14ICBA Celebrates Small Business Week 2014
08-May-14ICBA Supports CFPB Proposed Rule Allowing Banks to Post Privacy Notices Online
08-May-14ICBA Supports Fed Governor Tarullo’s Call for Tiered and Proportional Financial Regulation
07-May-14ICBA Calls on Lawmakers to Advance Bill Requiring Community Bank Presence on Fed Board
07-May-14ICBA Supports House Financial Services Committee Passage of Three Community Bank Regulatory Relief Bills
06-May-14ICBA Applauds House for Passing Much-Needed Regulatory Relief

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April 2014

29-Apr-14Community Bankers Bring Their Voices to the Capitol During ICBA Washington Policy Summit
24-Apr-14ICBA and the Nation’s Community Banks Stand Up For Financial Literacy
21-Apr-14Community Banks Help Customers Build Financial Stability
14-Apr-14Community Banks Keep Rural America Growing
09-Apr-14ICBA Statement on FDIC Study on Industry Consolidation
08-Apr-14ICBA: Community Bank Regulatory Relief Will Grow Local Economies and Create Jobs
08-Apr-14ICBA: “Operation Choke Point” Chokes Off Consumer and Business Access to Payment Systems
08-Apr-14ICBA Statement on Fed Announcement of Two Additional One-Year Extensions for CLOs under Volcker Rule
07-Apr-14Community Banks Support Small Businesses
07-Apr-14ICBA Congratulates Community Banker Maria Contreras-Sweet on Swearing In as SBA Administrator
01-Apr-14ICBA and Community Banks Kick Off Community Banking Month
01-Apr-14ICBA Statement on IMF Study Estimating Too-Big-To-Fail Subsidy at $70 Billion in U.S., $300 Billion in Europe

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March 2014

31-Mar-14ICBA’s Fine: Consolidation, Regulation Twin Challenges Facing Community Banks
27-Mar-14ICBA Congratulates Community Banker Maria Contreras-Sweet on Confirmation as SBA Administrator
27-Mar-14ICBA Statement on Waters Bill to Reform Housing-Finance System
25-Mar-14New York Fed Research Shows Too-Big-To-Fail Funding Advantage
21-Mar-14Appeals Court Decides Against Merchant Effort to Increase Price Caps Windfall
21-Mar-14ICBA Applauds President’s Signing of Act to Help Mitigate Drastic Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
17-Mar-14ICBA Statement on Johnson-Crapo Legislative Text on Housing-Finance Reform
13-Mar-14ICBA Supports Congressional Passage of Bill That Helps Mitigate Drastic Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
12-Mar-14ICBA Statement on Confirmation of Sarah Bloom Raskin
11-Mar-14ICBA Statement on Johnson-Crapo Agreement on Housing-Finance Reform
05-Mar-14ICBA and ProfitStars Announce Margin Maximizer Interactive as Preferred Solution for Community Banks
05-Mar-14“Don’t Hit the Snooze Button. Stand Up for What You Believe In” is New ICBA Chairman’s Message to Nation’s Community Bankers
05-Mar-14ICBA Announces 2014-15 Executive Committee
04-Mar-14ICBA Announces 2014 Community Banking Policy Priorities
04-Mar-14ICBA’s Cam Fine: ‘Decency Always Wins over Deceit’
04-Mar-14ICBA Supports House Passage of Bill to Mitigate Sharp Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
03-Mar-14ICBA Kicks Off 2014 National Convention
03-Mar-14ICBA and Chartwell Compliance Extend Relationship to Offer ICBA Compliance and Risk Management
03-Mar-14ICBA and Fiserv Extend Preferred Service Provider Relationship For Bank Intelligence Solutions

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February 2014

28-Feb-14ICBA Urges Regulators to Expand Volcker Rule Exemption
28-Feb-14ICBA: New Study Shows Need for Community Bank Regulatory Relief
28-Feb-14Visiting Community Bankers Build for Honolulu Habitat for Humanity
26-Feb-14ICBA Statement on House Ways and Means Committee Tax-Reform Proposal
24-Feb-14ICBA Encourages Americans to Save During “America Saves” Week
20-Feb-14ICBA: Capital Conservation Buffer Threatens Ability of Many Community Banks to Raise Capital
19-Feb-14Community Banks Reissue More Than 4 Million Payment Cards Following Retailer Data Breaches
19-Feb-14ICBA Urges Regulators to Ease Call Report Burden on Community Banks
13-Feb-14Retail and Financial Trade Associations Announce Partnership
12-Feb-14ICBA Nominates New Board of Directors for 2014-15
12-Feb-14ICBA Statement on NIST Cybersecurity Framework
11-Feb-14Joint Financial Services Trades Statement on NRF Briefing
04-Feb-14Senate Passes ICBA-Advocated Farm Bill
03-Feb-14ICBA Urges Costs of Data Breaches to Be Borne by Responsible Parties
03-Feb-14ICBA Pleased Senate on Verge of Passing New Farm Bill

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January 2014

31-Jan-14ICBA Pleased with Strong Senate Vote Passing Bill to Delay Sharp Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
29-Jan-14ICBA Selects Continuity Control as Preferred Service Provider for Compliance Management
29-Jan-14ICBA Pleased House Passes New Farm Bill
28-Jan-14ICBA Urges Congress to Adopt New Farm Bill
28-Jan-14ICBA Provides Tips for Consumers on Data Privacy Day
28-Jan-14ICBA Urges Senate to Pass Bill Protecting Homeowners from Flood Insurance Rate Hikes
27-Jan-14ICBA Nominates New Officers for 2014-15
27-Jan-14Kick Off 2014 with Achievable Financial Goals
22-Jan-14Dramatic Increase in Cosponsorship Demonstrates Momentum for Community Bank Regulatory Relief
22-Jan-14ICBA Outraged at National Retail Federation Letter Blaming Banks for Retail Data Breaches
17-Jan-14ICBA Urges Congress to Enhance Incentives for Securing Consumer Data
15-Jan-14ICBA Thanks Congress for Bills Mitigating Damage from Volcker Rule
15-Jan-14ICBA Congratulates Community Banker Maria Contreras-Sweet on Nomination for SBA Administrator
14-Jan-14ICBA Testifies Before Congress on Need to Limit Negative Impact of New Mortgage Rules
14-Jan-14Regulators Respond to ICBA Pressure on Volcker Rule
13-Jan-14New ICBA Reinsurance GAP Program Protects Customers, Helps Banks Reduce Auto Loan Charge-Offs
09-Jan-14ICBA Supports Senate Bill to Prevent Volcker Rule Damage to Community Banks and Their Communities
08-Jan-14ICBA to Congress: Burgeoning Financial Concentration Dangerous to Nation’s Economy
08-Jan-14ICBA Supports Bill to Protect Community Banks and Their Customers from Volcker Rule Restrictions
06-Jan-14Wyoming Bankers Association Endorses ICBA Securities
06-Jan-14ICBA Urges Senate to Pass Bill Delaying Flood Insurance Rate Increases
06-Jan-14ICBA Statement on Senate Approval of Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve Chairman

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