After seeing little to no progress on credit union legislation during the first 11 months of 2012, two regulatory relief bills advanced within 24 hours of each other, with one passing both chambers and awaiting President Obama’s signature.
Tax relief law gives break to amounts forgiven by lenders when mortgage is modified or home is list in foreclosure or sold in short sale.
Bankers one step away from Transaction Account Guarantee extension without MBL; CUNA says it will continue opposition.
Fourteen conservative, libertarian and free market organizations send letter to Senate leaders ahead of today's cloture vote.
Filibuster reform is behind-the-scenes force, prop in partisan debate, CUNA lobbyists note.
Credit unions left out on Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts and member business lending in Transaction Account Guarantee bill.
Trade group now says member business lending cap hike may be dead in the water for this year.
Transaction Account Guarantee extension suddenly seen as unlikely, raising questions about member business lending cap tagalong.
Hope held out for packaging Transactional Account Guarantee extension with member business lending cap hike.
CUSO trade group stresses credit availability to, job creation by, small businesses.