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Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article

SBA: PPP changes effective this week

The SBA this week plans to issue an interim final rule detailing and implementing pending changes to the Paycheck Protection Program.
Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article

ICBA summarizes new House-passed stimulus plan

Mar 1, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article

Bill would expand farm partnership access to PPP

Feb 25, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article

Fed payment services back up following disruption

Feb 25, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article

ICBA urges crop insurance support

What You Need to Know about Today’s Credit Card Rewards Programs

Feb 25, 2021
Having the right rewards program to match your existing and targeted cardholder customer base is more important than ever. That’s why ICBA Bancard, in partnership with TCM Bank recently released, “Cultivating the Strategic Value of Credit Card Rewards Programs,.

ICBA Encourages Americans to Celebrate Saving

Feb 23, 2021 | Press Release
During America Saves Week, the Independent Community Bankers of America reminds consumers that building a nest egg can help alleviate stress and provide additional financial security during times of uncertainty.

Policymakers to Participate in ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator Event

Feb 17, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA, in partnership with The Venture Center and the State of Arkansas, will host a one-day virtual summit for policymakers and the 2021 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator fintech cohort, to tackle barriers and discuss solutions for enhanced community bank innovation.

ICBA Continues Call for Joint CRA Rulemaking

Feb 16, 2021 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America today reiterated its call for federal regulators to work together on updated Community Reinvestment Act regulations in a comment letter to the Federal Reserve.
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.
Senate Agriculture Committee February 26, 2021
FHFA February 26, 2021
Senate Finance, House Ways and Means Committees February 26, 2021
House Rules Committee February 25, 2021
House, Senate Budget Committees February 24, 2021
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