President Joe Biden announced he is directing the Department of Health and Human Services to purchase an additional 100 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. With that, the country is now on track to have enough vaccine for every adult by the end of May.
Incoming ICBA Chairman Robert Fisher encouraged community banks attending ICBA Connect to exercise their political capital — gained through dedicated service to customers and communities — to help enact meaningful policies that benefit local communities.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued an interpretive rule clarifying that the prohibition against sex discrimination under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B includes discrimination related to sexual orientation and gender identity.
About 93.7 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the US, according to data published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 76% of the 123,232,775 doses delivered and around 1.6 million more since yesterday.
Available on banklocally.org and featuring representatives from Tioga State Bank, Bank of Idaho, and M&F Bank, new videos from ICBA feature discussions on the role of community banks in local economies with a focus on their PPP leadership.
Federal bank regulators issued an interim final rule that supports the Treasury Department’s Emergency Capital Investment Program, which will provide $9 billion in capital to Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions.
ICBA President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey today reminded community bankers attending ICBA Connect that every challenge is an opportunity to leverage their collective strength, advance policy priorities, and be a unifying force that benefits local communities nationwide.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency urged public and private sector partners to follow its emergency directive on the Microsoft Exchange widespread vulnerability affecting on-premises deployments.
ICBA offers the following community bank takeaways on this week's SBA interim final rule, frequently asked questions, updated application forms, and webinar implementing Paycheck Protection Program changes for IRS Form 1040, Schedule C filers.