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Credit unions giveback to homeless children in D.C. at GAC01/19/2017MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (January 19, 2017) – The 2017 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (CUNA GAC) will feature the conference’s first-ever giveback event.

America’s Credit Union Conference set for June 25-28, 2017 in Las Vegas01/13/2017Credit Union National Association has officially opened registration for its 2017 America’s Credit Union Conference, June 25-28 in Las Vegas.

CUNA Responds to NCUA Seeking Comments on Alternative Capital

fl Overview CUNA Responds to NCUA Seeking Comments on Alternative Capital CUNA Responds to NCUA Seeking Comments on Alternative Capital FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Vicki Christner - CUNA Communications; 202; 329; 9950; vchristner@cuna.coop     Washington, DC (January 19, 2017) - T

Nussle Congratulates Willard, New President/CEO of Cornerstone Credit Union League01/05/2017Jim Nussle, president and CEO of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), released a statement of congratulations following the announcement that the Cornerstone Credit Union League and Credit Union Resources boards of directors have selected Caroline Willard as the next president and CEO of the Cornerstone Credit Union League and its subsidiaries, Credit Union Resources and the Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation.

CUNA Takes Payment Card Surcharges Case to U.S. Supreme Court12/22/2016CUNA filed an amicus brief with the high court in a case that challenges a New York law prohibiting merchants from imposing a surcharge for using a payment card, but does not prohibit cash discounts.

Credit Union Trade Groups Statement On Today’s Federal Court Hearing on ICBA vs. NCUA Lawsuit12/15/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) issued this statement today regarding today's federal court hearing before U.S. District Court...

CUNA/League System Named Top Financial Services Trade Association By National Journal12/14/2016A National Journal survey of policymakers found the CUNA/League system ranked first among all financial services trade associations studied in terms of advocacy effectiveness.

2016 Maxwell, Herring, Desjardins National CUNA Award Winners Announced12/09/2016CUNA’s National Awards Committee recently selected the recipients of the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Awards for Financial Education.

CUNA/Leagues Launch Advocacy Campaign To Bury Excessive Regulations12/08/2016The CUNA/League system is launching a multilayered advocacy campaign plan that aims to take advantage of a favorable political environment to rein in excessive regulations that are hurting credit unions.

CUNA stands with NCUA in face of ABA lawsuit over FOM rule12/07/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) reaffirmed its support for the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) recent rulemaking related to its field of membership rule.

Banking, Credit Union Trades Send Letter to Senate, Call for CFPB Commission12/07/2016The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA), the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), submitted a letter to Senate leaders to call for the implementation of a 5-person bipartisan commission at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Retired Gen. Colin Powell to address credit unions at CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference12/01/2016Former Secretary of State and retired Army Gen. Colin Powell will deliver the Tuesday session keynote at CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference on February 28, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Credit Union Trades Moved to File Joint Amicus Brief in Defense of NCUA’s Motion for Dismissal of Banker Suit11/21/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) filed an amicus brief supporting the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) motion to dismiss the lawsuit recently filed by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) which challenges the agency’s authority to issue its latest member business lending rule.

CUNA Concerned With 2017-2018 NCUA Budget11/17/2016

Following the National Credit Union Administration’s monthly board meeting in which the board voted on the agency’s 2017-2018 budget, Credit Union National Association President/CEO Jim Nussle released a statement.

CUNA Finds Credit Unions Poised for Success Following 2016 Federal Elections11/10/2016Credit Union National Association (CUNA) analysis finds the priorities of the incoming Trump Administration align with the needs of the credit union system, particularly with respect to regulatory burden, which positions credit unions for success following the 2016 federal elections.

CUNA/League system, CULAC Help Elect Pro-Credit Union Majority11/09/2016The credit union industry played an extensive role in this year’s congressional elections thanks to the multifaceted campaign orchestrated by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC), state Leagues, and individual credit unions.

FOCUS Brands, Inc. Group President Kat Cole to keynote 2017 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference opening session11/09/2016FOCUS Brands Inc. Group President, Kat Cole will give the keynote address at the opening session of CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference on February 27, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Nussle Statement on 2016 Presidential Election11/09/2016

“CUNA congratulates President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence for their victory. We look forward to...

Trades Restate Support for Credit Union Business Lending as NCUA Files for Dismissal of Banker Suit11/02/2016The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) reaffirmed their support for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in its challenge of the lawsuit recently filed by the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) against the agency and its member business lending rule. NCUA today filed its brief seeking dismissal of the lawsuit.

Gelly joins CUNA Strategic Services as President10/31/2016Completing a national search, CUNA Strategic Services, Inc. (CSS) has named Eric Gelly, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of the Carolinas Credit Union League, as its new President.