A bill that would phase-out Fannie and Freddie is unlikely to pass a full Senate vote.
Legislation would delay flood insurance premium increases for up to four years.
Senate panel members backtracking on votes to support rate hikes in subsidized federal flood insurance program.
Hearing Wednesday focuses on affordability issues in National Flood Insurance Program rate hikes coming in October.
Massachusetts senator questions interest markup Sallie Mae passes on to student borrowers.
Although some of the names are still unofficial, party choices for Senate committees that affect credit unions are starting to emerge.
Sen. Kent Conrad becomes the 11th co-sponsor of the bill.
Longtime credit union advocate, CUNA Mutual executive receives Esther Peterson Award on Wednesday night from the Consumer Federation of America.
Financial institutions issuing prepaid cards would have to disclose fees up front and give consumers wallet-sized summaries of fees, if a bill introduced by three senators is passed.