More adept now at tapping capital, a small but significant number of community banks in the hardest-hit states like California, Georgia and Illinois are escaping from the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Officials at these banks concede that the Capital Purchase Program worked as intended and produced some loan growth. But they also expressed relief that they could finally shed the stigma closely associated with the government's "bailout."
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