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Baker Market Updates: Lunch with Lester

Aug 23, 2019

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IBA Distributes Op-Ed on Farm Credit Bill

Nov 26, 2018

The Indiana Bankers Association has distributed an op-ed, “Keep the ‘farm’ in farm credit,” authored by IBA President and CEO Amber R. Van Til. The op-ed argues the need for reform in the...

IBA Credit Union Op-Ed Earns Statewide, National Attention

Aug 07, 2018

Inside INdiana Business published an op-ed on Aug. 7, “Consumers Pay For Credit Union Federal Tax Entitlement,” authored by Amber R. Van Til, president and CEO of the...

IBJ Publishes IBA Op-Ed

Jun 29, 2018

The Indianapolis Business Journal published a June 29 op-ed, “Credit unions should pay their fair share,” authored by IBA President and CEO Amber Van Til. The op-ed outlines the ways that credit unions have outgrown their tax-...

IBA Distributes Op-Ed on S. 2155

May 30, 2018

The Indiana Bankers Association has distributed an op-ed, “Landmark legislation to spur the economy and protect consumers,” authored by IBA President and CEO Amber R. Van Til. The op-ed explains the benefits of S. 2155 – the Economic...

Breaking News: Congress Passes Industry-Advocated Reg Reform Bill

May 23, 2018

Yesterday the U.S. House passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. This bipartisan bill had previously passed in the Senate and is now ready to be signed into law by President Trump. The importance of this bill is monumental.

S. 2155 will roll...

IBA Distributes Credit Union Taxation Op-Ed

May 21, 2018

The Indiana Bankers Association has distributed an op-ed, “The Time Has Come for Credit Unions to Pay Federal Corporate Taxes,” by Amber R. Van Til, IBA president and CEO. The op-ed explains that, in this season of...

FDIC Announces Reg Relief After Storms

May 17, 2018

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has announced a series of steps intended to provide regulatory relief to financial institutions and facilitate recovery in areas of Indiana and North Carolina affected by severe storms and flooding. The affected Indiana counties are: Carroll, Clark, Elkhart,...

S. 2155 Talking Points

Mar 02, 2018

The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, S. 2155, represents the first meaningful regulatory relief bill since the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Act. This legislation is a proactive measure to help promote U.S. economic vitality. Banker grassroots support is needed to...

Joint Trades Letter: S. 2155

Jan 29, 2018

Four national financial institution trade associations have sent a letter of support to the Senate for S. 2155, the bipartisan legislation includes several provisions supported by the financial services industry. It offers the first...