Trade group EVP says, "We're getting Dan for a pretty good price."
Second senator speaks up for credit unions in ongoing tax reform debate.
Process "feels very fluid right now," lobbyist says after news of private meeting between administration, House and Senate leaders
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch have sent a letter to their colleague stating that they want to start with a clean slate on tax reform. It would be excellent if that really happens. Programs would have to prove that they provide value in order...
What’s been very telling is that only a quarter of credit unions are lobbying through CUNA's campaign to protect the tax exemption.
Tax reform debate as it pertains to the credit union tax exemption shifted into high gear when bank lobby groups strongly advocated last week for its elimination as Congress mulls tax reform options from various working groups.
Republican, Democrat solons send trades scurrying to respond as letter to colleagues notes tax code is "littered with special interests."
Former CUNA chief said he sees no major changes coming until Republicans "get their act together."
According to industry veteran John McKechnie, who was working on Capitol Hill back in 1986, the last time credit union tax exemption was on the Congressional chopping block, a “volatile” environment on Capitol Hill means credit unions should be vigilant when it comes to protecting their tax-exempt status in 2013.
Trade group hits the Hill as Congress begins new session.