SAN ANTONIO — The NCUA and other regulators are over regulating to prevent another financial crisis, and CUNA is trying to push back to give credit unions more autonomy. That was the message of CUNA's top executives during a panel discussion at America's Credit Union Conference.
Regulators are overregulating, according to top CUNA executives at its annual conference, who say they're trying to strike a balance.
At press time, the House Financial Services Committee was close to passing a bill extending the National Flood Insurance Program for five years and three bills to make changes to the structure of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Everybody in Congress and in the Obama administration say they are for consumer protection. However, in the debate over the new consumer bureau, it depends on what the meaning of “consumer protection” is.
CUNA PAC contributed $7,000 to 2006 campaign of Nevada senator now stepping down in wake of affair revelations.
Credit unions are on alert about the fate of their tax-exempt status as a result of President Obama’s speech outlining his deficit reduction strategy.
It’s back. Just when you thought you had survived another round of political slings and arrows, better known as an election season, another one beckons.
With another deadline looming, Congress takes up funding measure today.
In a speech Wednesday, credit unions' tax-exempt status were among the "tax expenditures" the president called for review.
State league lobbying is undergoing more revamps this spring with advocacy schedules getting altered at two more leagues–Texas and California–to advance a more focused industry message to lawmakers.