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OKBanker Direct

May 2017

  • May 16, 2017

    Archive: URGENT REQUEST: Please contact your congressman about pulling Durbin Amendment bill from CHOICE Act

    On May 4, the House Financial Services Committee approved H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act. The vote was strictly along party lines, 34-26. One of its provisions will repeal the harmful Durbin Amendment. It’s possible H.R. 10 will be brought up by the House leadership and considered on the House floor next week during the OBA Convention in Norman. We know the …

  • May 2, 2017

    Archive: CHOICE Act mark-up is underway

    This morning, the House Financial Services Committee began considering H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act. Introduced by House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas), H.R. 10 is the chairman’s vision of the effort to “repeal and replace” Dodd-Frank. The Independent Community Bankers of America is having its annual ICBA Capital Summit in Washington, D.C., right now, and we want to …

April 2017

  • April 26, 2017

    Archive: Immediate action needed on Senate Bill 291

    Late Tuesday, Senate Bill 291 was added to the House Floor calendar and could possibly be heard today or Thursday. SB 291 is a bad bill for banking! This bill makes the necessary changes to allow Green-Energy PACE Home Loans. These loans are currently under scrutiny from federal regulators and Congress. Current Oklahoma law states that these loans are junior …