CBA General Programs

Items about the Consumer Bankers Association and its initiatives, including CBA Advanced Education, CBA LIVE, CBA Team news and more.

  • April 8, 2021
    The Honorable Charles P. Rettig Commissioner Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue NW Washington, D.C. 20224 Dear Secretary Yellen and Commissioner Rettig: The undersigned bank and credit union trade associations, representing members of all sizes in every state and territory, have worked with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and its Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Bureau of...
  • April 1, 2021
    Senators Cardin, Toomey, FDIC Chairman McWilliams Join Slate of Speakers for CBA’s Washington Forum Lineup also includes Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), OCC Acting Comptroller Paulson WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association this week announced Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Chairman Ben Cardin (D-MD), Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Pat...
  • March 26, 2021
    One Year After CARES Act Became Law, CBA Recognizes Invaluable Role Banks Have Played “Banks will continue working tirelessly to get Americans back on their feet and the economy back on track.” WASHINGTON – In advance of the one-year anniversary since the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020, Consumer Bankers Association President...
  • March 25, 2021
    CBA Statement on Passage of PPP Extension Bill WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the Senate and House of Representatives passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program, allowing banks to continue helping small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic: “CBA applauds Congress’ swift passage of this critical bill to...
  • February 8, 2021
    Dear Acting Administrator Perriello: On behalf of the Consumer Bankers Association (“CBA)”, its member banks and millions of small businesses across the country, I write to express deep concern over significant problems implementing this latest round of the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), which continue to delay funds for a large portion of small...
  • January 27, 2021
    CBA Statement Director Kraninger’s Tenure WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement on Consumer Financial Protection Director Kathy Kraninger’s tenure: “We would like to thank Director Kraninger for answering the call to public service and, most importantly, her commitment to consumers. She advanced the Bureau’s financial education...
  • January 27, 2021
    CBA Writes Congress on Consumer Finance Legislative Agenda WASHINGTON – The Consumer Bankers Association yesterday afternoon wrote the leadership of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs and House Financial Services committees to discuss legislative issues affecting consumers and financial institutions as well as the work banks have done to assist consumers during COVID-19, including...
  • January 27, 2021
    CBA Statement on Yellen Confirmation WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Janet Yellen for U.S. Treasury Secretary: “CBA congratulates Secretary Yellen on her confirmation. She is a tested, steady hand and will play a pivotal role as our nation works to recover from the economic...
  • January 19, 2021
    CBA Statement on PPP Reopening WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement in advance of the Small Business Administration reopening today the Paycheck Protection Program for loan submission by all lenders: “The nation’s well-regulated banking industry has been a source of strength throughout this pandemic and, just like last year, are...
  • January 14, 2021
    CBA Statement on Acting Comptroller Brooks WASHINGTON – Consumer Bankers Association President and CEO Richard Hunt issued the following statement after Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks announced today would be his last day at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and OCC Chief Operating Officer Blake Paulson would assume the role of Acting Comptroller: “We would like to thank Acting...

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