Community banks but not credit unions win specific mention in regulatory relief bills, but they still would help.
This preview from next week's print edition looks at what credit union lobbyists win, or don't win, on Capitol Hill.
CUNA announced new legislative priorities for 2013 that include four key agenda items: preserving the credit union tax exemption, reducing regulatory burden, engaging in housing finance reform and advancing credit union charter enhancements.
Hope held out for packaging Transactional Account Guarantee extension with member business lending cap hike.
ICBA exec calls NAFCU letter to senators supporting the package bill "obscene."
Small bank trade pushing hard for Congress to extend FDIC coverage of noninterest-bearing transaction accounts before it expires Dec. 31.
More entrepreneurs are expressing their irritation with the credit union member business lending cap
Here we go again. Saying that it would “expand the options for small businesses at no expense to taxpayers,” Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) last week reintroduced a measure to raise the cap on member business lending from 12.25% of assets to as much as 27.5% of assets.
CUNA and NAFCU often say that during the recent financial crisis their members wore the white hats.