WASHINGTON — Twitter and timing, taxes and terrorism all helped make for a lively Governmental Affairs Conference last week in the nation's capital.
In interviews backstage at GAC, Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska and Rep. Denny Heck of Washington voice their support for Rep. Peter King's bill.
Letter says insurance firms must charge for true costs.
Louisiana insurance chief says 2014 NFIP rate increase would raise rates for "working coast" beyond affordability.
Congress is currently deflecting intense pressure to roll back virtually all the increases in flood insurance premiums imposed in 2012.
Amendment passed Tuesday would bar the rate increases by preventing FEMA from using federal funds to implement Sec. 207.
A Members Group white paper, Missouri reaccreditation and the CDFI Fund all made news this week.
The Senate Appropriations Committee appears to have left the budget of the CDFI fund intact.
CUNA's PAC had $270,933 in its coffers as of last week and NAFCU's PAC had $215,631, according to reports they filed this week with the Federal Election Commission.
Credit unions won a victory Thursday night when a Senate committee approved an amendment to remove a provision that would limit credit card interchange rates on government transactions.