ICBA is fighting a flawed proposal that would have the U.S. Postal Service enter the banking industry.
Some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are increasingly interested in diversity and inclusion (D&I) compliance requirements for financial institutions. Here are the key areas of D&I policies and practices that community banks may need if these requirements change or become mandatory.
Congress recently passed an infusion of stimulus dollars for community development financial institutions. These two new funding programs are preparing community bank CDFIs for huge growth opportunities.
ICBA is building a coalition of associations, community banks and customers to oppose a Treasury Department proposal adding burdensome reporting to the plates of all financial institutions.
The Federal Reserve has signaled a need to develop a central bank digital currency, a digital form of the U.S. dollar. As this vision comes to fruition, ICBA will make sure community banks have a say.
We’re calling on Congress to hold hearings on credit unions’ misuse of their outdated tax exemption. With credit union acquisitions of banks rising, policymakers must re-evaluate and eliminate this exemption.