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CUNA launches next phase of middle class campaign09/27/2016CUNA is launching the next phase of its innovative Strong Credit Unions, Strong Middle Class campaign as the 2016 election season enters the presidential and vice presidential debate season.

CUNA urges court to reject request for Wendy’s suit dismissal09/23/2016Plaintiffs, including the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and certain state credit union leagues and credit unions, urged a Pennsylvania federal judge to reject Wendy’s Co. request to dismiss a class action lawsuit against the fast-food giant over its alleged inadequate security response to a data breach.

CUNA invites credit unions to the largest advocacy event of the year: Governmental Affairs Conference dated for Feb. 26 to March 2, 201709/22/2016Credit Union National Association has announced that its 2017 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference will be held February 26 to March 2 in Washington, D.C. The largest advocacy event in the credit union movement, CUNA GAC brings 5,000 credit union leaders to tell Congress about our positive impact for Americans.

CUNA Statement on FOMC09/21/2016Credit Union National Association (CUNA) chief policy officer Bill Hampel released the following statement after the Federal Reserve voted 7-3 to leave interest rates unchanged.

CUNA Board of Directors Votes to Protect Credit Unions’ Interests, Rejects ICBA’s Lawsuit09/13/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Board of Directors today passed a resolution stating CUNA’s commitment to protecting credit unions’ interests by rejecting the lawsuit recently filed by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) against the NCUA and its member business lending rule.

CUNA activates credit union system against bank attack on NCUA and its MBL rule09/07/2016Credit Union National Association president/CEO Jim Nussle activated the CUNA/League system to reject the allegations filed today by the Independent Community Bankers Association (ICBA) against the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) regarding its revised member business lending rule.

CUNA Congratulates 2016 CFPB Credit Union Advisory Council Members08/19/2016The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) selected eight new credit union representatives, including seven CUNA members, for its Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC).

CUNA, state leagues call CFPB rejection of exemption authority ‘troubling’08/10/2016The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rejection of a bipartisan call for regulatory relief is troubling and the bureau is strongly encouraged to reconsider, wrote CUNA and all 38 state credit union leagues in a letter sent today to CFPB Director Richard Cordray.

CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle’s Statement on Passing of Rep. LaTourette08/04/2016Credit Union National Association President/CEO Jim Nussle’s statement of appreciation for Rep. Steve LaTourette, who passed away Aug. 3.

CUNA Welcomes CFPB’s Proposed Updates to Know Before You Owe Mortgage Disclosure Rule07/29/2016Following the announcement of the CFPB's proposed updates to its Know Before You Owe mortgage disclosure rule, Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, released the following statement:

Credit Unions, Supporting Groups Debut Health and Wellness Garden for The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia During Democratic National Convention07/28/2016Credit unions and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia joined with RealClearPolitics to open a Health and Wellness Garden at the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia.

America’s Credit Unions, RealClearPolitics Host Middle Class Forum at DNC07/27/2016A forum focused on the key issues affecting the middle class and the ways middle-class voters will impact the 2016 presidential election took place at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia today.

CREDIT UNIONS, SUPPORTING GROUPS DEBUT HORTICULTURAL THERAPY SUITE FOR UH RAINBOW BABIES & CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL07/20/2016Credit unions and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital joined the 2016 Republican National Convention and RealClearPolitics to open a horticultural therapy suite in Angie’s Rooftop Garden at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.

America’s Credit Unions, RealClearPolitics Host Middle Class Forum at RNC07/20/2016A forum focused on the key issues affecting the middle class and the ways middle class voters will impact the 2016 presidential election took place at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland today.

75% of Congress supports CUNA, league call for CFPB exemption authority07/18/2016An overwhelming, bipartisan majority of 70 U.S. senators have added their voices calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to tailor rulemakings to protect credit unions from regulatory burden.

Nussle Congratulates Herrera on NCUA Nomination07/13/2016President Barack Obama announced today the nomination of John Herrera to the open seat on the NCUA board. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle congratulated Herrera on the nomination.

Nussle Opening Statement at HFSC Financial CHOICE Act Hearing07/12/2016Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President and CEO Jim Nussle testified before the House Financial Services Committee at a hearing entitled, “Making a Financial Choice: More Capital or More Government Control?”

CUNA’s Nussle, AACUC’s Anderson call for peace in the wake violence07/09/2016CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle, and Tim Anderson, board chair of the African American Credit Union Coalition and president/CEO of Government Printing Office FCU, Washington D.C., have issued a joint statement, representing a unified voice for America’s credit unions, calling for “peace and constructive dialogue” in the wake of violent events last week in Texas, Minnesota and Louisiana.

CUNA to join data breach lawsuit against Wendy's06/29/2016

CUNA is joining a data breach lawsuit against Wendy's, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) board decided this week. The fast-food chain has been accused of negligence in protecting customer credit card information and being liable for a massive breach of that information.

CUNA closely examining Speaker Ryan’s report on tax reform06/24/2016

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and House Ways and Means Chair Kevin Brady (R-Texas) unveiled their sixth and final agenda paper, part of Ryan's A Better Way issues agenda.