Rhode Island credit union cites strong growth in 2012.
Deadlines extended for filing for disaster loans in New Jersey and New York.
State-chartered credit unions in Volunteer State can now pay volunteers.
Rhode Island's Reed, New York's Schumer seen eyeing top post on Senate Banking Committee as South Dakota's Johnson retires.
Agency says loan totals make Sandy third-largest natural disaster behind 2005 hurricanes and 1994 earthquake.
Connecticut, Massachusetts leagues shut offices, credit unions reported doing the same.
A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Jan. 23 that would allow privately issued student loans to be discharged along with other bankruptcy debt.
Former Arizona, Massachusetts, Rhode Island credit union executives hit with prohibitions.