Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
Rep. Payne calls CUs 'consumer lifeline' in NJ chapter meeting
NEWARK, N.J. (6/19/14)--Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.) this month addressed a meeting of the northern chapter of the New Jersey Credit Union League (NJCUL).
 
From left, New Jersey Credit Union League President/CEO Greg Michlig and state Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-10). (New Jersey Credit Union League photo)
The newest member of New Jersey's congressional delegation discussed issues pertinent to both credit unions and the congressional committees on which he serves (The Daily Exchange June 17).
 
Payne said that he is aware of data security issues facing credit unions, as a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security. He also praised credit unions' small business lending, remarking that it's relevant to his work on the House Small Business Committee.
 
In fact, very shortly after taking office in November 2012, Rep. Payne signed on as a cosponsor of a bill to increase the credit union member business lending cap to 27.5% of assets, up from the current limit of 12.25%.  His predecessor and father, the late. Rep. Donald Payne, Sr., was recognized by the league as a staunch credit union supporter. In 2008, Payne the elder was named Credit Union Legislator of the Year by the NJCUL.
 
During his address to the group, Payne, Jr. acknowledged credit unions as a lifeline for consumers, especially those who may struggle with access to other mainstream financial services providers. He cited the importance of credit unions' small business lending efforts and their focus on the communities they serve.
 
The meeting was held at the Iberia Peninsula Restaurant in Newark, and all NJCUL member credit unions were invited to attend.


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Final field-of-membership rule tops April 30 NCUA agenda http://t.co/gFIhRhUCts
1 day ago
.@CUNA's @Nussle speaks to @VonnieQuinn about #StoptheDataBreaches and reg. relief. http://t.co/TMTubG9Afk
1 day ago
RT @NCUFoundation: .The Foundation's @hylandhighway with @NatlJumpStart President/CEO Laura Levine at #FLHillDay2015 today: http://t.co/ep5…
1 day ago
Seriously underwater homes rise, new-home sales tumble News Now: http://t.co/2LzWTkqnES
1 day ago
#NewsNow Cornerstone Foundation awards $71K in grants http://t.co/Y6D8K9rwWv
1 day ago