Top 20 Takeaways from the Dodd-Frank Act, #18

#18 Politics Matter “Speak Up”

Democracy is not a spectator sport. In the last three election cycles, we’ve seen only the ones who speak get heard.

You need to be on a first name basis with all of the Congressmen and women in your footprint. You should have already attended town halls and
met candidates by now. You should be first on your Congressman’s list for banking-related issues.

About Steve Bartlett

Steve Bartlett is President and CEO of The Financial Services Roundtable, and has served in that role since June 1999. Previously, he was the Mayor of Dallas, Texas (1991-95), a Member of the United States Congress (1983-91), and on the Dallas City Council (1977-81). At The Financial Services Roundtable, Mr. Bartlett has had a major impact on legislation including Gramm-Leach-Bliley, E-SIGN, the 2001-2003 Tax Cuts, the Fact Act (FCRA), Class Action Reform, consumer bankruptcy reform, regulatory reform and TARP.
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