Sen. Cassidy Meets with Bankers

Bankers meet with Sen. Bill Cassidy at LBA on March 29. Pictured above (from right) are LBA Chief Operating Officer Ginger Laurent, John Fusilier of Evangeline Bank and Trust, Brandt Dufrene of First National Bank USA, Pres Kennedy of Bank of Zachary, Sen. Cassidy, LBA Chairman Ken Hale of BOM, Pat Biglane of Concordia Bank, Brian North of Fifth District Savings Bank, Gary Littlefield of Gulf Coast Bank and Trust and LBA Chief Executive Officer Robert Taylor. Topics discussed during the meeting included regulatory relief legislation in Congress, beneficial ownership regulation, BSA, tax reform, unfair credit union competition and taxation, flood insurance and the shrinking number of community banks in the country.