WASHINGTON (9/24/14)--Video of last week's The Hill Forum, sponsored by the Credit Union National Association, has been posted to the publication's website.
The event featured Reps. Denny Heck (D-Wash.), Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) and Rob Woodall (R-Ga.), as well as a CUNA-moderated panel discussion with Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Institute, and Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist of the Progressive Policy Institute.
The legislators pledged their support of keeping credit unions' tax status, stressing the importance of the credit union system. They also discussed matters of cybersecurity, the Dodd-Frank Act and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Pociask and Mandel, led in discussion by CUNA Chief Economist Bill Hampel, discussed the harm done by overregulation, as well as effects of the National Credit Union Administration's risk-based capital proposal, the 12.25% member business lending cap and more.
Use the resource links below to access the video and News Now coverage of the event.