• Bankers Brag About JOBS Bill From the White House

    The Independent Community Bankers of America patted themselves on the back Thursday for a legislative victory that results in an invitation to the Rose Garden, while credit unions were shut out.

  • ABA Vows to Sink JOBS Bill if MBL Hike Included

    If a House bill backed by the American Bankers Association in a new package of legislation designed to help small businesses create more jobs gives credit unions expanded lending authority, the banking trade group has vowed to pull back its support.

  • Jobs Act Passes House Without MBL

    The House of Representatives has passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act by a bipartisan vote of 390 to 23, but without any provision for lifting the cap on credit union member business lending.

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