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.
News Now, Policy and President Donald Trump signed the NDAA for FY19 Monday at Fort Drum, enacting the legislation without a provision CUNA fought to remove that could have negatively impacted military credit unions.
NCUA’s latest letter to credit unions (18-CU-01) provides an update on five board-approved Examination Modernization Initiatives designed to improve and modernize how the agency conducts examination and supervision.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle unveiled CUNA’s research-driven national credit union awareness initiative at America’s Credit Union Conference in Boston Friday, an initiative designed to encourage consumers to “open your eyes” to a credit union.
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan urged credit unions to keep up the advocacy momentum in policymakers’ home districts during the July 4th Congressional break next week, through in-district visits and other contacts.
The CUNA Research Library at America’s Credit Union Museum was unveiled this week at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony also featured a dedication of the Richard “Dick” L. Ensweiler Research Library.
CUNA sent its latest graphic combating banker falsehoods to Capitol Hill Wednesday, setting the record straight about large credit unions and the credit union tax status, following two previous communications aimed at providing the truth behind banker attacks.
Numerous credit union-friendly candidates saw victories in Tuesday’s primary and runoff elections in multiple states. Primaries took place in Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, and runoffs took place in Mississippi and South Carolina.
Two credit unions facing frivolous lawsuits alleging ADA violations were thrown out this week. CUNA has deployed its 360-degree advocacy to find a solution to credit unions facing lawsuits due to uncertainty with how the ADA applies to websites.