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Mar 18, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA urging grassroots outreach on PPP reform

ICBA is urging community bankers to use its Be Heard grassroots action center to urge their members of Congress to make needed changes to the Paycheck Protection Program if it is extended beyond March 31.

Mar 18, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 18, 2021

Approximately 90 million stimulus checks have been disbursed to Americans, the Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced Wednesday, totaling over $242 billion in payments.

Mar 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
House passes PPP extension with Senate outlook in question

The House voted 415-3 to pass ICBA-supported legislation to extend the Paycheck Protection Program, though the Senate outlook remains unclear.

Mar 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
EIPs start depositing today

The first tranche of new Economic Impact Payments sent through the ACH Network is effective today. In a joint statement, ICBA and other financial services groups clarified that the March 17 payment date was chosen by the IRS—not the banking industry.

Mar 17, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 17, 2021

Nearly 111 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the US, according to data published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mar 16, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
PPP loans reaching smallest borrowers: SBA data

The current round of the Paycheck Protection Program is successfully reaching smaller borrowers, according to recent data from the SBA.