Congress

  • Attendees Bask in Credit Unions’ New-Found Media Stardom

    WASHINGTON—Despite the loss of interchange income and mounting compliance requirements, overall credit unions feel more confident about their future than in recent years. CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney opened GAC last week by telling member credit unions that the cooperatives are on the rise thanks to recovering financials and unprecedented media...

  • MBL Hike Push Tied to Jobs Bills

    CUNA and NAFCU have been petitioning Congress to add language expanding credit union ability to offer member business loans to two jobs bills that are making their way through the legislative process.

  • Trades Urging Congress to Add MBL to Jobs Bills

    CUNA and NAFCU have been petitioning Congress to add language expanding credit union ability to offer member business loans to two jobs bills that are making their way through the legislative process.

  • Long To Do List, but Elections and Gridlock May Prevent Action

    So much to do, so many potential distractions. That’s the outlook facing Congress as it returns to work after its holiday break.

  • Push to Modify New Consumer Bureau Well Under Way

    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau doesn’t even begin operations until July and already CUNA and NAFCU and some on Capitol Hill are pushing for changes in how much power it has and what its structure will be.

  • Capito Holds Forth on Interchange, Other Issues

    Less than four months into her tenure as chairman of the House subcommittee with primary jurisdiction over credit unions and other financial institutions, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) has already tackled a wide range of issues.

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