The Tuesday night reception drew lawmakers, credit unions and business owners and kicked off CUNA’s latest Hike the Hill.
Not so fast. After announcing Monday afternoon that a Senate vote was imminent, CUNA now says it’s not so.
CUNA announced Monday it has been told by Capitol contacts that a vote on S. 2231 could come in the next 48 hours.
Credit union trade associations have entered the 2012 election homestretch, with both CUNA and NAFCU confirming PAC spending figures reported by the Federal Election Commission and website OpenSecrets.org.
Here's a look at the top 5 issues, other than member business lending legislation, pushed at NAFCU's 2012 Congressional Caucus.
Mortgages, providing them and buying them, along with business lending and compliance issues were on the agenda Friday at the Congressional Caucus.
HR 1418, a bill to raise the cap on credit union member business lending, now has 140 co-sponsors, a chief sponsor says.
Political newspaper The Hill will include member business lending as a topic during a public event Wednesday that will focus on access to capital.
WASHINGTON—The political pitch to raise the credit union member business lending cap are claims that doing so will spur job growth. According to credit union executives that attended this year’s Governmental Affairs Conference, that claim is more than just wishful thinking.
WASHINGTON—No issue at this year’s GAC was more polarizing than the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Speakers, particularly politicians, were either completely against it or completely for it, depending upon which party they represented.