A bill that would phase-out Fannie and Freddie is unlikely to pass a full Senate vote.
However, Democratic opposition could prevent the bill from a full Senate floor vote.
Heading into the GAC, legislative priorities for credit unions include protecting the tax-exempt status, data security and housing finance reform.
Read how attendees of CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference will work and play in Washington.
CUNA SVP of Legislative Affairs Ryan Donovan says tax reform decisions are currently being made behind the scenes on Capitol Hill.
Measure to be addressed Thursday would create parity with banks in handling lawyer trust accounts.
WASHINGTON — Optimism about saving tax exemption in the air heard at CUNA's “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” event at Credit Union House.
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.
Bill rolled out by House GOP last week would eliminate Fannie and Freddie and modify qualified mortgage regulations.