LAS VEGAS — CUNA CEO Bill Cheney said the elections went well and called for credit unions to hike the Hill later this month.
Credit union lobbyists agree that the way Congress approaches the post-election lame duck session will largely depend upon Tuesday’s outcomes.
Trade group responds to ICBA letter to Senate staff that said Congress should wait on MBL vote until effects of LICU expansion are known.
Trade responds to NCUA move on fleet vehicle definition, says business lending remains top priority.
Years ago before my time in credit unions, CUNA and NAFCU decided one would hold its Governmental Affairs Conference at the beginning of the congressional session and NAFCU would target the end. The lines have blurred some and lobbying receives more emphasis on the whole.
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.
It's not that the issue isn't important. It's just that it's politics.
WASHINGTON — No lawmakers at NAFCU's Congressional Caucus said Thursday they expected a vote on member business lending cap hike this year.
Political newspaper The Hill will include member business lending as a topic during a public event Wednesday that will focus on access to capital.
CUNA, NAFCU urge credit unions to lobby lawmakers home on break.