The CFPB issued a Request for Information Wednesday on the bureau’s external engagements. Specifically, the bureau is seeking comments and information from interested parties on ways to engage the public.
The House voted Monday night to pass a CUNA-backed MOBILE Act of 2017 (H.R. 1457), which would allow financial institutions to use electronic copies of identification for purpose of identity verification.
CUNA’s advocacy staff and Ohio Credit Union League staff and member credit unions will meet with DOJ officials Tuesday as CUNA continues its push for clarity surrounding the ADA's application to websites.
CUNA and other organizations asked Senate leadership Monday to bring the bipartisan regulatory relief bill before the Senate floor for full consideration, highlighting how the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act would benefit consumers.
CUNA wants to see President Donald Trump address ways regulatory relief could help American consumers during Tuesday’s State of the Union address. Trump’s address is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. (ET) Tuesday.
A federal district court in Virginia Friday threw out a lawsuit brought against a credit union alleging website accessibility issues under the ADA after finding the plaintiff was not eligible to join the credit union.
Low-income credit unions in Florida, Puerto Rico, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, areas hit hardest by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, have an opportunity to seek certification as CDFIs through the NCUA.
CUNA Senior Director of Advocacy and Counsel Leah Dempsey appeared on CUBroadcast Thursday to talk about the recent rash of lawsuits hitting credit unions over ADA website accessibility confusion, a top CUNA priority.