These Three Articles Offer an In-Depth Look at 2013 Congress and Credit Unions
These three articles offer an in-depth look at the beginning of the new year for Congress and credit unions.
According to industry veteran John McKechnie, who was working on Capitol Hill back in 1986, the last time credit union tax exemption was on the Congressional chopping block, a “volatile” environment on Capitol Hill means credit unions should be vigilant when it comes to protecting their tax-exempt status in 2013.
CUNA announced new legislative priorities for 2013 that include four key agenda items: preserving the credit union tax exemption, reducing regulatory burden, engaging in housing finance reform and advancing credit union charter enhancements.
NAFCU lobbyists spent the first day of the 113th Congress working Capitol Hill, sending its legislative team to drop in on lawmakers, especially freshmen, and attend swearing in ceremonies.