Community bankers to Congress: Seize bipartisan opportunity for local growth

Partisanship has taken hold of our political lives from Washington to the Upper Midwest, contributing to gridlock in the nation’s capital and more than a few awkward holiday meals with family and friends. Despite all the political ill will, there appears to be one issue that Republicans and Democrats can agree on in the new year — promoting local economic growth through our nation’s community banks. [Continue]