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House, Senate Leaders Release Text of Final Tax Reform Bill (12/18/2017) 
House and Senate tax committee leaders released the final legislative text of the tax bill.
Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Key Tax Issues (12/14/2017) 
Republican lawmakers negotiating the differences between the House and Senate tax reform bills have reportedly reached a tentative agreement on key tax issues.
ABA Urges Banks to Plan for Tax Reform Impact on 2017 Earnings, Capital (12/14/2017) 
As lawmakers near final agreement on tax reform, ABA is urging banks to plan for and communicate the impact the tax rate changes will have on current earnings and capital.
House Passes ABA-Backed Bill Providing Relief for Smaller Mortgage Lenders (12/13/2017) 
By a 294-129 vote, the House passed a bipartisan bill that would offer relief for smaller lenders with respect to escrow and servicing practices.
BA Urges Bankers: Write to Senators to Keep Momentum on Reg Reform (12/13/2017) 
Momentum is building in Congress for commonsense regulatory reform legislation, and we still need your help to turn that momentum into action.
ABA Urges Bankers to Contact Senators in Support of Reg Reform Bill (12/6/2017) 
ABA is calling on all bankers to contact their senators and urge them to support S. 2155.
Senate Banking Committee Passes Bipartisan Reg Reform Bill (12/6/2017) 
ABA applauded the Senate Banking Committee's passage of S. 2155, the bipartisan regulatory reform bill championed by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.).
Senate Panel to Vote on ABA-Backed Reg Reform Bill Tuesday (12/4/2017) 
The Senate Banking Committee is expected to vote on S. 2155, the bipartisan regulatory reform bill championed by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and a group of moderate Democrats on the committee.
Senate Passes Major Tax Reform Bill (12/4/2017) 
After a flurry of last-minute amendments closely tracked by ABA, the Senate in the wee hours on Saturday voted 51 to 49 to pass a sweeping tax cut and reform bill.
Morning Consult: Majority of Voters Support Taxing Credit Unions (12/1/2017) 
American voters overwhelmingly are unaware that credit unions pay no federal income taxes, and when told about it, more than half would support a tax reform plan that eliminates the credit union tax exemption to limit deficit increases, according to
Tax Reform Tops Senate Agenda This Week (11/27/2017) 
Tax reform is expected to remain at the top of the legislative agenda this week, with the full Senate expected to vote on Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch's tax bill.
Agencies Finalize Pause on Certain Basel III Capital Provisions (11/21/2017) 
The Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC today finalized a halt in the phase-in of certain Basel III capital rules for banks not using the Basel advanced approaches.
House Passes Landmark Tax Reform Bill (11/17/2017) 
The House yesterday voted 227 to 205 to pass H.R. 1, the landmark tax reform bill that would be the first major overhaul of the tax code in more than three decades.
Senate Unveils Tax Reform Bill (11/13/2017) 
As the legislative process continues for the first major tax code overhaul in three decades, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Thursday released his own draft of tax reform legislation.
Deputy AG Cautions on Using Regulatory Guidance as Policy (11/9/2017) 
In a speech to a banking industry conference yesterday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein cautioned regulatory agency heads from substituting informal guidance for notice-and-comment rulemaking.
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