TBA Advocacy

Leading the charge on behalf of the Texas banking industry

Since 1885, advocacy has been one of the primary member benefits of the Texas Bankers Association.

Our advocacy efforts include:

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State Lobbying

We are the primary lobbyists for the Texas banking industry at the Texas Capitol.

BankPac

BankPac

Staff presents to bank boards and/or employees on the importance of PAC.

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Grassroots Network

We leverage banker relationships with their local legislators in order to solidify support for TBA initiatives.

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Federal Lobbying

We work on federal legislative and regulatory matters and litigation.

Regulatory Agencies

Regulatory Agencies

We regularly interact with state and federal regulators (TX DoB, TDSML, OCC, FDIC, CFPB, Fed) to ensure TBA is an essential stakeholder in formulation of regulations.

Member/Media Relations

Member/Media Relations

We provide information to membership and media on relevant banking matters.

Ignacio Urrabazo, president & CEO Commerce Bank, meets with Kathy Kraninger, director of the CFPB.

Bankers meet with a legislator in the halls of the Texas Capitol.

Texas Bankers meet with a congressman in Washington D.C.