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Mar 10, 2021 | Press Release
ICBA to Congress: Don't Leave PPP Applicants Stranded

The approaching Paycheck Protection Program expiration date should not leave small businesses or nonprofits stranded, the Independent Community Bankers of America today told Congress.

Mar 10, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, March 10, 2021

About 93.7 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, about 76% of the 123,232,775 doses delivered and around 1.6 million more since yesterday.

Mar 10, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA showcases new PPP videos at ICBA Connect

Available on and featuring representatives from Tioga State Bank, Bank of Idaho, and M&F Bank, new videos from ICBA feature discussions on the role of community banks in local economies with a focus on their PPP leadership.

Mar 10, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA summarizes stimulus plan

ICBA released a summary of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319), which Congress is expected to pass this week.

Mar 8, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA: Ensure SBA clears all PPP loans on hold

ICBA and other financial groups called on policymakers to ensure the SBA clears the thousands of Paycheck Protection Program loan applications in process through the end of March.

Mar 5, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Key takeaways on new PPP rule

ICBA offers the following community bank takeaways on this week's SBA interim final rule, frequently asked questions, updated application forms, and webinar implementing Paycheck Protection Program changes for IRS Form 1040, Schedule C filers.