President Donald Trump nominated White House budget official Kathy Kraninger to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle said CUNA, leagues and credit unions look forward to working with the new director and will continue their push for regulatory relief.
CUNA Councils has officially launched their 2018 All In campaign. Starting in 2015, the annual campaign encourages credit unions to unlock the full value of CUNA Councils by signing up one credit union professional for each Council.
Credit union supporters are encouraged to nominate individuals and organizations for the Herb Wegner Memorial Awards to be presented by the National Credit Union Foundation. Winners will be honored at the Foundation’s annual awards and fundraising gala.
Credit union-backed candidates saw success around the country in Tuesday’s primaries across five states, including in two notable races in Nevada. CUNA, the Nevada Credit Union League and CULAC backed the candidates.
CUNA wrote in support of three bills that would clarify the ability of financial institutions to serve cannabis-based businesses in states where it is legal. CUNA supports the ability of credit unions to serve member businesses when legal.
Credit unions around the country are once again active in Tuesday’s primary elections, most notably in support of Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.), who has the support of the Nevada Credit Union League and CUNA.
Forty-eight credit union volunteers received their Certified Credit Union Volunteer (CCUV) designations through CUNA Volunteer Certification School this past May in San Diego. These newly certified volunteers gained valuable knowledge on several different leadership and board related topics.