A roundup of Nov. 6 results from the credit union industry perspective.
CUNA’s political team harnessed the power of nice and the credit union member vote in two key races, spending nearly half a million PAC dollars on positive partisan communications that the trade association’s leaders say is the wave of the future.
Credit unions and their PACs were winners in the 2012 elections.
Credit union trade associations have entered the 2012 election homestretch, with both CUNA and NAFCU confirming PAC spending figures reported by the Federal Election Commission and website OpenSecrets.org.
Here’s a rundown of the top five races that could have an effect on credit union support in Congress.
About $600,000 in independent expenditures have been spent on four close congressional races.
Sen. Michael Johanns (R-Neb.) introduces bill Thursday afternoon that would end requirement to display a fee-notice placard on automated teller machines.
Regulatory burden, National Flood insurance Program on the agenda.
CUNA, NAFCU spread donations across parties, chambers.
It’s an arcane subject that is of concern mainly to financial institutions and retailers and one that rarely generates headlines. Last year, however, everything changed.