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Sep 24, 2021 | NewsWatch Today | Press Release

ICBA: Congress Cannot Salvage Voter-Opposed IRS Reporting Plan ​

ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issues statement on the latest congressional efforts to allow the IRS to collect financial account information from American consumers.

5 Ways Community Banks Can Manage the Card Chip Shortage

Sep 17, 2021
A semiconductor chip shortage has emerged as a real challenge for banks. Industries from automobile manufacturing to consumer electronics have been reporting issues for months, and now the effects have spread to the payments industry.

ICBA: Congress Cannot Salvage Voter-Opposed IRS Reporting Plan ​

Sep 24, 2021 | NewsWatch Today | Press Release
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issues statement on the latest congressional efforts to allow the IRS to collect financial account information from American consumers.

ICBA Statement on Nomination of Saule Omarova for Comptroller of the Currency

Sep 23, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on President Joe Biden’s intent to nominate Saule Omarova for comptroller of the currency.

ICBA Launches Ad Campaign on Credit Union Tax Exemption

Sep 23, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America this week launched a print and digital advertising campaign to inform Americans about the credit union tax exemption and its impact on financial services consolidation in local communities.
Feb 25, 2021 | Letters to Regulators

COVID Relief Package Should Include USDA Business & Industry (B&I) Funding

The B&I program is expected to exhaust current funding in the next few months and faces a projected $1 billion shortfall in loan authority this fiscal year. This program is vital to sustaining rural businesses and job creation.
FDIC, Fed, OCC September 20, 2021
House, Senate leaders September 17, 2021
House, Senate Small Business Committees September 17, 2021
House, Senate leaders September 14, 2021
House Financial Services Committee September 13, 2021
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