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.
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In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, and copied to all members of the Senate, the American Bankers Association and Independent Community Bankers of America said current member business lending limits “are entirely appropriate given the significant risk and potential losses that would be...
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