Here's a look at the top 5 issues, other than member business lending legislation, pushed at NAFCU's 2012 Congressional Caucus.
Trade responds to NCUA move on fleet vehicle definition, says business lending remains top priority.
Years ago before my time in credit unions, CUNA and NAFCU decided one would hold its Governmental Affairs Conference at the beginning of the congressional session and NAFCU would target the end. The lines have blurred some and lobbying receives more emphasis on the whole.
WASHINGTON — Although speakers at NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus pledged their support for credit union member business lending , not one member of Congress said MBL legislation would be passed before the end of this year.
It's not that the issue isn't important. It's just that it's politics.
Compliance burden hits smaller institutions the hardest, CEO of $95 million credit union tells panel.
Agency official tells House panel that it may consider allowing non-working spouses to obtain credit.
Rule called unfair to non-working spouses to undergo scrutiny.
Small institutions particularly hard hit by increased compliance costs and falling debit card interchange rate, subcommittee told.
Regulatory burden, National Flood insurance Program on the agenda.