Rick Metsger, a former Oregon state senator who has sponsored credit union legislation and once served on a credit union board, was nominated by President Barack Obama May 15 to serve on the NCUA Board.
Oregon consultant was named "state legislator of the decade" by state league while serving as state senator.
Former state senator would likely take Gigi Hyland's old spot on the board if approved, sources tell Credit Union Times.
Empire State would follow Congress in eliminating ATM fee disclosure requirement that has spawned lawsuits.
Ever since Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) were named the chairman and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee late last year, Capitol Hill observers have waited for the two members of Congress and their polar opposite ideologies to clash publicly.
Small-business groups have joined the chorus of retirement professionals upset with President Barack Obama's proposed retirement cap.
Tax reform debate began in earnest for credit unions April 11, when representatives from CUNA and NAFCU were called to Capitol Hill to plead their case for preserving the industry’s tax exemption before a House Ways and Means Committee working group.
Rep. Maxine Waters says she'll invoke rules in response to House Financial Services Committee testimony ban by Texas Republican.
House Financial Services Committee chair says "there is no legally appointed director of the CFPB at this time."
LAS VEGAS — Fear and loathing in Las Vegas bubbled up in a breakout session on Obamacare at the NACUSO national conference.