Industry trade associations shrugged off the exclusion. CUNA lobbyist says "those amendments never go anywhere."
The issue of regulating interchange fees will be one of the topics lawmakers have to deal with when the House-Senate conference committee meets today to reconcile the differences between the financial reform bills passed by both chambers.
After having dropped off for a month, CUNA's Credit Union Legislative Action Council is again on the list of top of the top 20 donors to federal candidates, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.
The May 18 primary elections provided more good than bad news for credit union-backed candidates.
The chairmen and ranking Republicans of the Senate Agriculture and Banking committees are among the 12 senators named to the Senate-House conference committee that will reconcile differences between the regulatory overhauls.