CUNA announced new legislative priorities for 2013 that include four key agenda items: preserving the credit union tax exemption, reducing regulatory burden, engaging in housing finance reform and advancing credit union charter enhancements.
Hope held out for packaging Transactional Account Guarantee extension with member business lending cap hike.
Trades pushing to package TAG with MBL cap hike to make it more passable.
Trade responds to NCUA move on fleet vehicle definition, says business lending remains top priority.
Despite comments made by co-sponsor Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) April 23 that suggested a vote on S. 2231 may be delayed, credit union trade associations continue to crash the net in support of the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act.
Schumer comments on MBL vote seen as contradiction to Reid promise that vote expected sooner. A preview from next week's print edition.