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Apr 6, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Senate Republicans urge CBLR relief extension

Senate Banking Committee Republicans led by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) called on federal regulators to use their authority to extend the 8 percent Community Bank Leverage Ratio through Dec. 31.

Apr 2, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 2, 2021

While some sectors are back to their pre-pandemic employment levels, the overall US economy still has more than 8 million fewer jobs than it did before Covid-19 related job losses started a year ago.

Apr 1, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, April 1, 2021

During a White House briefing Wednesday, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the agency’s most recent data shows the seven-day average of new cases is just under 62,000 cases per day,

Apr 1, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA Celebrates the Nation’s Community Banks During Community Banking Month

This month, ICBA pays tribute to community banks for their ongoing contributions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in a new video series, which highlights the unmatched role community banks served in supporting their small business customers through the Paycheck Protection Program.

Mar 31, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
PPP extension signed into law

President Joe Biden signed into law ICBA-advocated legislation to extend the Paycheck Protection Program ahead of its scheduled expiration. Previously, any PPP application not approved by March 31 could not receive PPP funds.

Mar 31, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
EIPs heading to federal beneficiaries

The IRS said it expects to begin issuing additional Economic Impact Payments this weekend to federal beneficiaries who do not normally file a tax return.