House, Senate both get measure that would create ombudsman outside NCUA.
During the March 19 House Financial Services hearing on the conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.) yielded back the majority of his allotted time due to “media speculation over the weekend.”
North Carolina congressman named as possible successor to embattled FHFA acting director. DeMarco taking flak over principal reductions.
Texas Republican fills slots on influential panel for upcoming 113th Congress.
Congress is scheduled to call it a year on Friday but fiscal cliff negotiations might change that. Privacy notice bill scheduled for House vote today.
House vote was expected Tuesday, then Wednesday and now, maybe next week.
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.