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.”
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.
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.
Sen. Kent Conrad becomes the 11th co-sponsor of the bill.
NAFCU recently announced the 16 winners in its 2012 marketing awards competition. The winners will be honored in conjunction with NAFCU’s 2012 Strategic Growth Conference at FireSky Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz., March 13-15.
Special emphasis on giving back in 2011.
Saying that that more information is needed on the unintended consequences of capping interchange fees, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito last night introduced legislation that would delay the implementation of the Fed’s interchange rule by one year.