WASHINGTON — Just two days before a hearing on jumpstarting the stalled economy, CUNA has not wavered in its attempts to convince lawmakers to eliminate the 12.25% member business lending cap.

CUNA said it sent letters to Reps. George Miller (D-Calif.) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), who chair the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, which is slated to hold a hearing on economic stimulus legislation on Jan. 7. The trade group urged the committee to consider removing the MBL cap as a way to curb the “troubling trend” of declining commercial availability at banks.

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