Vermont credit union CEO tells Senate panel patent trolls hinder adoption of new product offerings.
Measure would level playing field for handling lawyer trust accounts.
Credit union lobbyists top list of opinion professionals.
NAFCU urges delay until at least after FEMA study complete.
Legislation means money flowing back to federally employed credit union members.
Community banks but not credit unions win specific mention in regulatory relief bills, but they still would help.
This preview from next week's print edition looks at what credit union lobbyists win, or don't win, on Capitol Hill.
The House Financial Services Committee passed the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act July 24 by a vote of 30-27.
Senate Democrat only solon to publicly declare for credit union exemption in replies to Finance Committee's "blank slate" call for comment.
Democrats fail to add amendments to GSE bill after arguments over house prices.