Credit union lobbyists agree that the way Congress approaches the post-election lame duck session will largely depend upon Tuesday’s outcomes.
Trade group responds to ICBA letter to Senate staff that said Congress should wait on MBL vote until effects of LICU expansion are known.
CULC hosts fundraiser for Rep. John Larson, Ways and Means member and chair of the House Democratic Caucus.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said she's hopeful for vote this year on MBL legislation.
Trade responds to NCUA move on fleet vehicle definition, says business lending remains top priority.
Years ago before my time in credit unions, CUNA and NAFCU decided one would hold its Governmental Affairs Conference at the beginning of the congressional session and NAFCU would target the end. The lines have blurred some and lobbying receives more emphasis on the whole.
WASHINGTON — Although speakers at NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus pledged their support for credit union member business lending , not one member of Congress said MBL legislation would be passed before the end of this year.
WASHINGTON — No lawmakers at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus said Thursday they expected a vote on member business lending cap hike this year.
HR 1418, a bill to raise the cap on credit union member business lending, now has 140 co-sponsors, a chief sponsor says.
DENVER — Chairman Debbie Matz tells conference she's working with NASCUS President/CEO Mary Martha Fortney to expand effort.