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.

ICBA Executives group

The ICBA 22/23 executive committee is all in

From credit union overreach to onerous overregulation, the 2022/23 ICBA board of directors has plenty on its to-do list. Executive committee members tell us what advocacy issues they’ll be focused on during their terms, while board members share their words of wisdom for up-and-coming community bankers: themselves.

ICBA Capital Summit

Aaron Stetter: Back to Capitol Hill

In person for the first time since 2019, the ICBA Capital Summit in Washington, D.C., is your chance to make your voice heard by your members of Congress—with support from ICBA every step of the way.

U.S. Capitol Building

Aaron Stetter: Nonstop advocacy

ICBA stands at the ready to protect the franchise value of the nation’s community banks and develop tools to empower them to speak up and be heard.

Are banks taking advantage of the CECL extension?

The CARES Act extended the CECL implementation deadline for many larger community banks until the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Community bankers tell us that while the extension is welcome, they’re already down the road to implementation.