With less than a year to go before the 2014 midterm elections, credit union trade organizations are focusing their attention on key Senate races.
CUNA and NAFCU both throw their support behind credit union supporters like Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
The Michigan Credit Union League on Friday endorsed U.S. Rep. Gary Peters for the U.S. Senate.
Here's a look at the top 5 issues, other than member business lending legislation, pushed at NAFCU's 2012 Congressional Caucus.
WASHINGTON — Although speakers at NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus pledged their support for credit union member business lending , not one member of Congress said MBL legislation would be passed before the end of this year.
Taylor Community CEO sends printed copies of 1,099-page CFPB request for comment to lawmakers, regulators, adds plea for relief.
Montana Sen. Jon Tester keynotes the Political Breakfast; Katherine Marisic debuts as political director.
Three co-sponsors so far have joined the two original sponsors of the House member business loan cap bill, a companion to a Senate bill.
Credit unions should continue to throw themselves body and soul into fighting a looming cap on debit card interchange, but should do so without any significant expectation that they will succeed.
NAFCU's Congressional Caucus gets underway Monday with keynote speaker conservative commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. The conference runs through Sept. 22 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.