Friends on Capitol Hill
Blankenheim, Michael, Independent Banker
Backed by community banking, Hefley and Nelson know and fight for Main Street America
With a respect for community banks nurtured by deep heartland roots, Rep. Joel Hefley (R-Colo.) and Sen. Benjamin Nelson (D-Neb.) are typical ot the political leaders ICBPAC supports through campaign donations.
As an example, Hefley is working hard with community bankers across the nation to raise federal deposit insurance coverage levels. With ICBA's enthusiastic support, the eight-term Colorado Republican plans to reintroduce a bill this Congress that would raise coverage levels to about $200,000 per account and index coverage levels to inflation. "I hope bankers join me in a crusade …
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Publication information: Article title: Friends on Capitol Hill. Contributors: Blankenheim, Michael - Author. Magazine title: Independent Banker. Volume: 51. Issue: 3 Publication date: March 2001. Page number: 70+. © 2002 Independent Banker. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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