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with interest N e w s l i n e s continued from page 13 On CA P i t OL H i L L “The SBLF is not another TARP program,” MacPhee emphasized, saying the new bill would target Regulators community banks and include incentives for small-business lend- Impeding ing, including agricultural lend- ing, without the TARP-associated Recovery, restrictions. Community banks can leverage $30 billion in SBLF ICBA Says capital into $300 billion in new loans, he noted, “so the SBLF preferred-share losses, reducing ICBA Chairman “The banking agencies have Jim MacPhee would have tremendous bang for the regulators’ exam aggression, moved the regulatory pendulum talks with Rep. the buck.” extending the FDIC Transaction Gary Peters too far in the direction of over- On behalf of ICBA, MacPhee Guaranty Program to 2013 and (D-Mich.) before regulation at the expense of lend- also offered support for the State extending small-business stimu- testifying before ing,” Greg Ohlendorf, president the House Small Business Credit Initiative lus aid. To read the testimony, and CEO of First Community Financial Services as well as for restoring the value look under the Advocacy tab on Committee. Bank and Trust in Beecher, Ill., of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac icba.org. told the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in May. “We need a balanced regulatory environ- ment that promotes lending, eco- nomic recovery, and bank safety and soundness.”
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