The thrift charter was much discussed this week as 2,000 industry executives gathered here for the annual convention of America's Community Bankers.

John F. Downey, the Office of Thrift Supervision's executive director of supervision, encouraged the thrift trade group's members to fight to preserve their charter next year when Congress considers reform.

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