Rhode Island's Reed, New York's Schumer seen eyeing top post on Senate Banking Committee as South Dakota's Johnson retires.
NAFCU, CUNA join bankers, real estate lobby in supporting move to stop Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac fees going to pay off deficit.
It’s the time of the year when pundits are analyzing the recent election and predicting what will happen in the new Congress during 2013.
Although some of the names are still unofficial, party choices for Senate committees that affect credit unions are starting to emerge.
Senate vote expected at 2 p.m. today; sources report that measure delaying interchange cap within a few votes of passing.
Rep. Barney Frank, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, will speak at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference, the group announced today.
The issue of regulating interchange fees will be one of the topics lawmakers have to deal with when the House-Senate conference committee meets today to reconcile the differences between the financial reform bills passed by both chambers.
After having dropped off for a month, CUNA's Credit Union Legislative Action Council is again on the list of top of the top 20 donors to federal candidates, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.
The chairmen and ranking Republicans of the Senate Agriculture and Banking committees are among the 12 senators named to the Senate-House conference committee that will reconcile differences between the regulatory overhauls.