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03/28/17

Senate Leaders Request Proposals to Boost Economy

U.S. Senate Banking Committee Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-SD) have made a fresh request for legislative proposals to increase economic growth.


03/27/17

Husted to Headline Day at the Capitol

Ohio Secretary of State John Husted (R) has agreed to keynote the 2017 OBL Day at the Capitol, scheduled for April 25 in Columbus. Husted is expected to be a leading contender to replace John Kasich as Ohio governor in 2018.

03/20/17

Hensarling Continues Drive to Dismantle Dodd-Frank

U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) urged quick action on dismantling Dodd-Frank after a group of community bankers met with President Trump.

03/08/17

Foster Requests Efficient Banking Rules in Statehouse Testimony

On Tuesday in the Ohio House FIHUD Committee, OBL Chairman and CEO of LCNB National Bank Steve Foster presented an overview of the strength of the banking industry in the state of Ohio.  

03/07/17

Join Ohio Bankers, OBL Staff at Pre-Bankers Day Open House

The Ohio Bankers League is holding an Open House at OBL HQ on Wednesday, March 15. The Open House will begin at 4:30 p.m. and feature refreshments, light hors d'oeuvres and door prizes.

02/27/17

Benchmark Your Compensation & Benefit Strategies

Benchmarking your bank’s compensation and benefits strategies just got easier. Results from the annual Bank Compensation & Benefits Survey will now be available in a searchable online database enabling users to more quickly analyze the numbers. Designed to help banks wrestle with strategic compensation & benefits decisions, the survey compiles results into a comprehensive report of comparative statistics.

02/22/17

Join Ohio Bankers, OBL Staff at Pre-Bankers Day Open House

The Ohio Bankers League is holding an Open House at OBL HQ on Wednesday, March 15. The Open House will begin at 4:30 p.m. and feature refreshments, light hors d'oeuvres and door prizes.

02/22/17

Record Crowd for D.C. Fly-in

More than 100 Ohio bankers will be in Washington D.C. next week to advocate for right-sizing bank regulation, fairer taxation in financial services and other banking industry priorities at the annual OBL D.C. Fly-in.

02/15/17

Mnuchin Confirmed as Treasury Secretary

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Steven Mnuchin as U.S. Treasury secretary on Monday, following partisan squabbles surrounding his nomination. The upper chamber approved Mnuchin by a 53-47 vote, largely along party lines.


02/15/17

Progress Continues on Modernization Bill

Companion House and Senate Bills (HB 35 and SB 29) that will modernize the bank statute in Ohio to create a "universal charter" and eliminate duplicative and unnecessary regulatory burdens received initial sponsor testimonies this week.