WASHINGTON – CUNA officially opened its annual Government Affairs Conference Monday at the Washington Convention Center boasting a record crowd of more than 4,400 attendees. 

CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney kicked off the event with a general assembly address, saying he has never been more optimistic about the future of the credit union industry. He also told attendees he has been discussing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new mortgage rules with Director Richard Cordray, and offered hope credit unions might be exempted from more Dodd-Frank regulations.

Cheney also said according to CUNA data, credit union membership has grown to 100 million as of February 2014, up from 92 million members in 2009.

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