Carla Decker can thank James Madison. When she raises her right hand this week before her confirmation hearing at the Senate Banking Committee, she will continue a tradition that dates back to the 18th century.
The NCUA is a low-profile agency, but that may not prevent the nomination of Carla M. Decker from getting caught up in pre-election political wrangling.
Wait till next year. That’s the motto of fans whose teams have a disappointing season, and it’s also sums up the political strategies of CUNA and NAFCU.
The NCUA will not be affected if federal government shuts down.
For a dozen years, I’ve attended events like NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus and CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference. Every year, wise members of Congress play to their audience, smile and shake hands. If there were babies there to kiss at a credit union conference, they’d be doing that too. Politicians stay politicians...
Politicians stay politicians by telling the people what they want to hear. Actually doing something is an entirely different question.
NCUA Board Member Gigi Hyland doesn’t have to order a moving van any time soon. Even though her term on the board expired on Aug. 2, President Obama hasn’t nominated anyone to succeed her.
Nevada, New York vacancies both triggered by congressional sex scandals.
Nominee says CFPB regulations will be helpful to financial institutions and level the playing field.
They’ve given money and done other things necessary for relationship building with members of Congress’ new deficit cutting panel.