Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis; Sen. Jeff Raatz, R-Centerville; Sen. Eric Bassler, R-Washington; Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany Bill summary:...
Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle; Rep. Tom Washburne, R-Evansville Bill summary: Provides that the bank, trust company, savings association or...
Sen. Donnelly has signed on as a cosponsor to S. 812, the Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory (CLEAR) Relief Act. The bill would allow...
Both the American Bankers Association and Independent Community Bankers of America offer various communications resources for bankers. Some require member login, while others are available to both members and nonmembers.
· ABA communications tools include a comprehensive communications guide.
· ICBA communications offerings include PR campaigns, media relations and banker resources.
One way to help your elected officials gain insight into banking challenges is to invite them to tour your bank and meet with key staff. As guidance, Amplify offers suggestions for setting up bank visit. To access the guidelines, go to amplifybankers.com; click on the “Meet With Your Representative” rectangle; then click on the “Invite Your Member of Congress to Your Bank” option. For guidance on how Amplify can help you to build your bank's image, contact Erin Scheithe at the ABA at 202-663-5436. Amplify is available to all banks, both ABA members and nonmembers.
ABA Principles of Banking introduces fundamental banking concepts, the basics of how banks operate, their obligation to operate in a safe manner and manage risks, and the responsibilities of bank employees in a customer-focused financial services environment. To learn how to provide this career-enhancing program to your bank’s staff, contact Chris Bennett at the IBA.