These photos by John Cooke capture some of the action of the second day of sessions Tuesday at the 2013 GAC in Washington, D.C.
Mortgages, providing them and buying them, along with business lending and compliance issues were on the agenda Friday at the Congressional Caucus.
During the first five months of 2011, CUNA’s political action committee received $502,266 in contributions toward its efforts to influence the outcome of political campaigns, and NAFCU’s fundraising efforts netted $53,669, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Trades report contributions to congressional lobbying efforts.
Easter Break over, lobbying resumes to delay or halt the new cap on interchange fees.
Credit unions and other opponents of the Federal Reserve’s proposed rule capping debit interchange fees received good news last week when bills to delay the rule’s implementation were introduced in the Senate and House.
Saying that that more information is needed on the unintended consequences of capping interchange fees, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito last night introduced legislation that would delay the implementation of the Fed’s interchange rule by one year.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) plans to introduce later today a bill that would delay the implementation of the Federal Reserve’s debit interchange rule by one year.
House Financial Services Committee Chairman-Elect Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) will speak at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the association announced.
Money may make the world go 'round, but it doesn't always translate into political clout.