Will new CRA rules affect your community bank?

In May, a trio of federal legislative groups proposed a series of updates to guidelines under the Community Reinvestment Act. How do CRA lenders feel about these proposed changes, and what will be the results when they take effect?

Insights from ICBA Capital Summit 2022

In May, more than 400 community bankers attended the ICBA Capital Summit, where they not only learned about critical legislative issues but also met with lawmakers to discuss these issues. We spoke with some of them to get their insights on advocating for the industry.

Aaron Stetter: ICBA’s fall legislative outlook

Legislation addressing everything from farm lending to credit union overreach is set to go before Congress this autumn. Now’s the time to make your voice heard on the issues that affect community banks and their customers

Jenna Burke: Leading the climate risk charge

As lawmakers and regulatory bodies discuss their approach to managing climate-related rules, disclosures and oversight, ICBA pushes back against regulations that could prove disadvantageous to community banks, advocating for alternative measures.

Summit on the Hill

Last month, ICBA representatives attended the Capital Summit in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers and advocate for the issues impacting community banks.

Aaron Stetter: Start planning for August recess

With the congressional summer break right around the corner, now is the time to connect with legislators in their home districts and advocate for the issues important to community banks. Here’s how to arrange a face-to-face meeting with lawmakers, as well as talk about the legislative priorities they can take back to Capitol Hill.