Letters and Testimony

ICBA members and staff regularly communicate with Congress and regulators on behalf of the community bank industry.

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As lawmakers return to Washington and the 116th Congress comes rapidly to a close, the nation’s families and small businesses are counting on Congress to pass the critical relief they need to sustain businesses, paychecks, and livelihoods. We urge you to work expeditiously.

This comprehensive legislation should include solutions developed by community bankers from across the country, drawing on their unique insight into local economic conditions.

Community bankers know what works best to support small businesses and jobs in the rural, suburban, and urban communities they serve. Please consider the following recommendations which are summarized here.

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OCC, Fed and FDIC February 1, 2021
January 22, 2021
OCC January 21, 2021
Committee on Finance January 15, 2021
Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship January 15, 2021

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