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.
The fight to increase the current 12.25% member business lending cap has been a long and arduous one.
The impact of raising the member business lending cap got another national awareness boost through Connecticut's public radio station.
Resolution for 2013: Put some energy into political activity, regardless of which side of an issue you're on.
As fight to raise cap continues in congressional lobbies, business loan programs continue to grow.
Thursday's vote leaves Transaction Account Guarantee in same limbo as member business lending legislation.
Bankers one step away from Transaction Account Guarantee extension without MBL; CUNA says it will continue opposition.
Fourteen conservative, libertarian and free market organizations send letter to Senate leaders ahead of today's cloture vote.
Filibuster reform is behind-the-scenes force, prop in partisan debate, CUNA lobbyists note.
Trade counters ICBA claim that NAFCU and federal credit unions "stand with ICBA and community banks" on TAG extension.