SAN ANTONIO -- Despite setbacks in the quest to get an increase in the cap on member business loans, CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney said prospects are "not dead yet."
In politics, the party that controls Congress usually gets the lion's share of the campaign money.
In advance of the Nov. 2 elections, CUNA is stepping up its grassroots advocacy with what it calls a refined "partisan communication" campaign aimed at bringing more direct involvement by CU members with candidates.
WASHINGTON -- Overhauling, not eliminating, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be the top priorities of Congress' reform efforts next year, Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.) told attendees.
WASHINGTON -- The woman leading the setup of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said she hopes to work closely with credit unions and if "this thing works out right, consumers and credit unions will be on the same side of the line."
WASHINGTON -- The key sponsor of a bill to raise the cap on member business lending said today it won't be a part of a small business lending bill that the House will take up next week.
A top Obama administration official wouldn't spell out its plans for reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac but said the goals of any program will be to ensure available mortgage credit,
Preparing for the November mid-terms, CUNA is stepping up its grassroots advocacy this month with what it calls a refined "partisan communication" campaign aimed at getting CU members to have more direct involvement with candidates.
NAFCU's Congressional Caucus gets underway Monday with keynote speaker conservative commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. The conference runs through Sept. 22 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
NAFCU has added more federal legislators and an additional regulator to the roster of speakers for its 2010 Congressional Caucus.