The Department of Housing and Urban Development should issue a proposed rule to make necessary changes to its 2013 disparate impact rule to confirm to a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling, CUNA wrote Friday.
Credit unions need regulatory relief regarding the TCPA, CUNA wrote to the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday. CUNA sent its letter for the record of the committee’s hearing on oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.
This year has been a “wildly successful year in credit union advocacy,” CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan said, and during the August recess credit unions have a great opportunity for additional efforts.
Credit unions are involved with dozens of primary races across Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington Tuesday, as well as a special election in Ohio. Hawaii’s primaries will take place Saturday, August 11.
The Federal Reserve published a Consumer Compliance Supervision Bulletin in July, which provides high level summaries of a variety of compliance issues, focusing mostly on fair lending risks and Unfair, or Deceptive Acts of Practices.
CUNA encouraged NCUA to analyze ways regulations governing non-member deposits could be improved without posing additional risk in a letter following recent meetings between agency staff and CUNA’s Small Credit Union Committee.
Two credit union-friendly candidates won their Republican primary elections Thursday in Tennessee, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett in the 2nd Congressional District and State Sen. Mark Green in the 7th Congressional District.
The NCUA board issued a lending proposal, finalized a suspensions and debarment rule and extended the federal credit union loan interest rate ceiling, among other items on the agenda at its Thursday board meeting.
NCUA issued a proposed rule to delay implementation of its risk-based capital rule by one year at its Thursday meeting. CUNA supports delaying the rule, but has pushed for a two-year delay through various pieces of legislation.
The Senate voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act conference report that omits a harmful provision to military credit unions. CUNA strongly pushed for removal of Section 2808 from the NDAA.
CULAC and the Tennessee Credit Union League are backing two candidates in Thursday’s primary elections in Tennessee, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett in the 2nd district and State Sen. Mark Green in the 7th.
The Senate passed its FSGG appropriations act for fiscal year 2019 Thursday. CUNA wrote Senate leadership last week to support the bill, which contains full funding levels for several federal programs that credit unions utilize.