Florida Banking December 2023

PHOTOS COURTESY OF BOB KNUDSEN 19TH ANNUAL FLORIDA BANKERS / CALIFORNIA BANKERS DC FLY-IN SEP. 26 – SEP. 28, 2023 T he FBA’s recent Washington, D.C., “fly-in” was a successful advocacy trip in partnership with the California Bankers Association. The • Rep. Gary Palmer • Rep. Young Kim • Rep. Norma Torres

bankers from our two states made a big impact in the nation’s capital. Topics of discussion included the Section 1071 rulemaking, cannabis banking, digital assets, deposit insurance reform, ESG, and credit unions (among others), in meetings with legislators and briefings with the U.S. Treasury and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. We are grateful to the representatives and key policymakers who made time to meet with our bankers and discuss issues that are important to our nation’s economy:

• Sen. Rick Scott • Rep. Andy Barr • Rep. Vern Buchanan • Rep. Mike Waltz • Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart

• Rep. Jimmy Panetta • Rep. Byron Donalds • Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer • Rep. Juan Vargas • Graham Steele, Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Treasury • Rohit Chopra, Director, CFPB


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