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HUD and SBA hearings among those observed.
CUNA continues to oppose the CHOICE provision that would expand the charter for savings and loan associations in absence of similar legislation expanding credit unions’ charter to be more flexible on member business lending and not subject to the 12.25 percent cap.
Credit union advocates wasted no time last week making sure our 2017 agenda was front and center in Congress, and the momentum we are generating is crucial in a year that presents incredible opportunity and challenges.
Congress takes steps to prepare for the Trump administration to begin
Prior to consideration in the House of Representatives, CUNA sent a letter to Members of the House urging them to vote for the bill.
As we have discussed over the last several months, we see a lot of opportunity to advance regulatory reform legislation that improves the operating environment for credit unions to serve their members.
Here are some highlights from the past year.
“Trust Betrayed: Financial Abuse of Older Americans by Guardians and Others in Power.”
In an election that has been marked with surprises both during the primary and general elections, the American public chose Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States.
Hours after Donald Trump was elected CUNA reached out to President-elect Trump's Transition Committee expressing a desire to work together. The letter makes the point that just as democracy is...
"Credit unions were born out of the idea that we can derive strength from our unity. For generations, they have enabled people across our country to access financial services while contributing to the life of their community," says President Obama
IRS to shelve proposed changes to the way users could access its IVES system
This will be the third congressional hearing on the FCC's TCPA order this year, and we once again sent a letter in support of the committee's oversight.
State legislatures are considering and adopting legislation at a dramatically more frequently pace and their federal counterpart.
The Ohio League has been working with us to introduce this bill, which will help credit unions expand into underserved areas.
Several small business and HR representatives testified that this new, complex rule sets an overly broad standard for the entire country and is difficult to comply with.
Thanks to CUNA's Advocacy efforts, recent legislative and regulatory developments indicate that an extended exam cycle is well on its way to becoming reality.
We responded to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's request for new legislation expanding FATCA reporting requirements to non-interest bearing accounts.
That one thing that would help us in advocacy this summer is for you to invite a Member of Congress to your credit union.
The committee report claims that the Labor Department disregarded concerns and recommendations from other agencies.
The House approved a bill today that would allow would allow credit unions and other lenders to treat mortgages held in portfolio as qualified mortgages (QM).
Today we sent a letter to U.S. House lawmakers, encouraging them to vote yes this week on a measure that would remove a significant barrier for credit unions.
A bill providing a safe harbor from enforcement and litigation of the recently implemented TRID rule is now scheduled for a full floor vote in the US House on Wednesday.
Next week, the House Ways and Means subcommittee on oversight will hold a hearing on the recent proposal from the Department of Labor.
On Friday, a dozen U.S. House Members wrote the National Credit Union Administration expressing concern over the agency's RBC2 proposal.
Deadlines are generally effective motivators for action, and Congress faces a series of deadlines in the coming months. Tucked away in the big picture, “must pass” items facing Congress is the potential for some credit priorities to be resolved.
On July 21st, CUNA joined nine other banking and housing trade groups on a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid opposing the use of government guarantee fees (G fees) as an offset to pay for
Today, the United States Senate Finance Committee overwhelmingly passed legislation to extend several dozen tax provisions that expired at the end of last year.
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives will consider bills important to credit unions H.R. 1408, the Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements Act, and H.R. 1529, the Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act. CUNA strongly supports both
The Governmental Accountability Office released a report today that suggests that federal depository institution regulators need better data analytics and that depository institutions want more usable threat information. The report also made a key recommendation related to vendor supervisory
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy indicates the House will consider the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill in July
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