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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 […]

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Aaron Stetter: Engineering economic relief

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, ICBA is pushing Congress to help community bankers provide economic support. By Aaron Stetter, ICBA With the coronavirus presenting unprecedented challenges to both Americans and the American economy, ICBA has worked tirelessly to promote legislative solutions that can help community banks support employment, the economy and their communities. From ICBA […]

ICBA’s 2020/21 executive committee: The future’s bright

The 2020/21 ICBA executive committee is chock-full of experienced, ambitious and inspired community bankers. From reining in credit unions to championing the SAFE Banking Act, they’ll be leading the charge this year to make sure community banks can flourish. We asked them about their priorities—and what they’d be if they weren’t community bankers. By Molly […]