The NCUA approved 18 mergers across 14 states in September, bringing the total number of consolidations to 190 so far this year, according to the agency’s monthly Insurance Activity Report.
Measures would delay increases by perhaps four years if they gain passage.
Mississippi credit union and CEO William Bynum feted for work in region's "bank deserts."
Senate bill would delay NFIP-mandated increases except for second homes and businesses.
Agency says 190 so far this year among federally insured credit unions.
Mississippi credit union uses iPad to onboard new members, make loans and more, all on the road.
Letter says insurance firms must charge for true costs.
State would join Florida, Mississippi in effort to turn back new rates from National Flood Insurance Program.
Federal court plans Oct. 28 hearing in Gulfport on injunction to delay new flood insurance rates.
Analysis shows Republican-leaning states particularly affected in areas of home purchasing and student lending.