It’s an arcane subject that is of concern mainly to financial institutions and retailers and one that rarely generates headlines. Last year, however, everything changed.
Our nation’s credit unions are fundamental to the success of the communities and small businesses that built our country and made it the greatest in the world.
Montana Sen. Jon Tester keynotes the Political Breakfast; Katherine Marisic debuts as political director.
During the first five months of 2011, CUNA’s political action committee received $502,266 in contributions toward its efforts to influence the outcome of political campaigns, and NAFCU’s fundraising efforts netted $53,669, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Trades report contributions to congressional lobbying efforts.
WASHINGTON — His predecessor had to lay people off and fight congressional efforts to dramatically increase the regulatory burden on credit unions.
Here's one of the articles that will appear in the next print edition of Credit Union Times.
Credit unions are hoping for relief from the courts and an improved rule from the Federal Reserve following the Senate defeat of an amendment that would have delayed the Federal Reserve’s rule regulating debit interchange fees by up to a year.
New debit cap "is going to create a train wreck that will affect every consumer with a debit card," says CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney.
After year-long battle between financial institutions and retailers, measure to delay interchange cap fails by six votes.