Advocacy & Policy articles

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Joe Schneider: Separated but closer than ever

ICBA is working with state associations to counter Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) confusion and inaccurate information. By Joe Schneider, ICBA During a crisis, accurate and timely information is often at a premium, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. When Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and […]

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Aaron Stetter: Grassroots gets it done

An unprecedented effort by ICBA community bankers nets a PPP set-aside reserve. By Aaron Stetter, ICBA There’s power in numbers. ICBA’s community bank members have proven it over and over, and they’ve done it once more—and in record time. Community bankers turned out in force as part of ICBA’s grassroots efforts to advocate that Congress quickly […]