Legislative Activity

  • December 9, 2022
    Dear Chairman Brown and Ranking Member Toomey: The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) submits the following comments for the hearing entitled “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress.” We appreciate the committee’s continued oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) and its activities. CBA is the voice of the retail banking industry...
  • November 30, 2022
    In a new op-ed published this morning in American Banker, CBA President and CEO Lindsey Johnson outlines the tangible steps policymakers in Washington can take to support and protect consumers and small businesses amidst ongoing economic uncertainty. The recommendations made in the piece reflect some of the top policy priorities for the CBA membership heading into the new year, including:...
  • October 13, 2022
    Over the past several months, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) has urged Congress to reject consideration of the “Credit Card Competition Act,” harmful legislation that would alter the current credit routing system and deprive consumers of the safety, reliability, and rewards they’ve come to expect while using their credit card. While some policymakers in Washington remain intent on...
  • October 3, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Credit Union National Association, Electronic Payments Coalition, Independent Community Bankers of America, and National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions sent a letter today to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy warning the interchange bill introduced by Reps. Lance...
  • October 3, 2022
    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, and The Clearing House today issued the following statement in response to a new report released by Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) concerning Zelle: “Today’s report from Sen. Warren fails to acknowledge that 99.9% of the 5 billion transactions processed on the Zelle network in the past 5 years were...
  • September 27, 2022
    Dear Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leader McCarthy: The American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Consumer Bankers Association, Credit Union National Association, Electronic Payments Coalition, Independent Community Bankers of America, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, and National Bankers Association write to express our strong opposition to the “Credit Card...
  • September 23, 2022
    In a new op-ed published this morning in RealClearPolicy, CBA President and CEO Lindsey Johnson outlines the many ways in which America’s leading banks have helped lead the country through recent economic uncertainty and the steps they are taking to continue supporting hardworking families, small businesses, and communities. The op-ed follows the conclusion of hearings in Congress this week...
  • September 22, 2022
    The CEOs of seven leading banks appeared before Congress this week to reiterate their commitment to support hardworking families, small businesses, and communities while also driving our economy forward through uncertainty ahead. Following hearings in the House and Senate, Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) President and CEO Lindsey Johnson released the following statement: “America’s leading...
  • September 21, 2022
    Today and tomorrow, the CEOs of seven leading banks will testify before Congress. Ahead of these hearings, the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) is working to correct misinformation and underscore banks’ longstanding commitment to provide consumers the financial tools they rely on to meet their needs. Here’s where the conversation misses the mark, and the facts policymakers must account for as...
  • July 28, 2022
    Today, nine trade associations representing the financial services industry including the American Bankers Association, Bank Policy Institute, Consumer Bankers Association, Credit Union National Association, Electronic Payments Coalition, Independent Community Bankers of America, Mid-Sized Bank Coalition of America, National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, and National Bankers...

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