ICBA Thanks Senators for Seeking Meaningful Call Report Relief

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 20, 2018)—The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)® today thanked a bipartisan group of 19 senators for calling on banking regulators to revisit their proposed rule implementing call report relief for community banks. In a letter led by Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), the lawmakers said the proposal would have little impact on […]

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ICBSD/ICBND Liquidity Cooperative Program

The ICBSD/ICBND Cooperative Liquidity Program (“Liquidity Program”) is a cooperative bank-to-bank network established to provide an additional funds management tool for ICBSD/ICBND member banks. ICBSD and ICBND provide a communication link between Liquidity Program members who have available liquidity with those members who have short-term funding needs.   ICBSD/ICBND is responsible for maintaining and communicating […]

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489 Groups Support Passage of the Farm Bill

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The following letter was drafted by the American Farm Bureau Federation urging the passage of the farm bill. The letter was sent to the House of Representatives December 12, 2018 in an effort for swift action on the floor. In total, 489 groups signed the letter in support the legislation; the ICBSD is one of […]

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Elsie Meeks Declared Re-elected to FHLB Des Moines Board

(Des Moines, Iowa) – Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) is pleased to announce that Elsie Meeks was recently re-elected as an independent director to the Bank’s board. Ms. Meeks has served on the board since 2015. She will begin serving his second term on the board starting January 1, 2019. Elsie […]

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National Day of Mourning

As you may know by now, President Trump declared over the weekend that Wednesday, December 5, 2018 will be a National Day of Mourning to honor the memory of President George H.W. Bush. We have received several inquiries regarding the potential impact of this declaration on the banking industry; we imagine you have as well. […]

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