MADISON, Wis. (8/4/15)--A story about how NCUA Chair Debbie Matz clarified comments that seemed to indicate a lack of faith in credit union leadership was the most-read News Now article in July.
Matz’ comments were made before the U.S. House Financial Services subcommittee on financial services and consumer credit July 23.
“I appreciate that NCUA Chair Debbie Matz reached out to me this afternoon and I wanted to share her statement,” Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, said in the July 24 article. “Matz said, ‘[her] comments have been construed by some as a lack of faith in credit union leadership, which is not at all what I intended, nor what I believe, and for that I apologize.’”
The 10 most-read articles for the month:
WASHINGTON (7/16/15)--A provision in the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (H.R. 3038) containing a mortgage reporting offset has led to great concern from CUNA.
WASHINGTON (7/8/15)--The U.S. Senate Finance Committee working group charged with examining the business income tax code released its report today with recommendations for reforms. It contained no mention of altering credit unions’ tax status in any way.
DENVER (7/17/15)--For four days this week, Denver was the epicenter of the credit union universe, as America’s Credit Union Conference and the World Credit Union Conference, presented by CUNA and the World Council of Credit Unions, came to town.
WASHINGTON (7/15/15 UPDATED 1:55 p.m. ET)--A provision in the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (H.R. 3038) containing a mortgage reporting offset has led to great concern from CUNA. Jim Nussle, CUNA president/CEO, wrote to House Ways and Means Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and ranking member Sandy Levin (D-Mich.) Wednesday to express those concerns.
MADISON, Wis. (7/1/15)--After meeting last week, CUNA and CUNA Mutual economists jointly predict loan growth of 11% in 2015 for the U.S. economy, higher than the 10.4% increase in 2014.
MADISON, Wis. (7/8/15)--CEOs of small credit unions wear a lot of hats. It comes with the territory. “Some days you might find me working the drive-thru if we’re busy,” Anne Heggelund, president of Marathon County Employees CU, Wausau, Wis., told News Now. “Other times I’ll jump on the teller line.”
WASHINGTON (7/29/15 UPDATED 2:18 p.m. ET)--The Federal Open Market Committee is maintaining the federal funds rate, citing “moderate” expansion of U.S. economic activity in its post-meeting statement this afternoon.
WASHINGTON (7/6/15)--Credit unions hoping to get a firsthand--but safe--look at how a hacker might attempt to breach their systems can get just that at an upcoming symposium hosted by CUNA and National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors.
WASHINGTON (7/24/15)-- CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle reacted with disbelief at NCUA Chair Debbie Matz’ comments Thursday that credit unions do not serve their members.
WASHINGTON (7/24/15)--NCUA Chair Debbie Matz sent clarification Friday on comments during hearing that seemed to indicate a lack of faith in credit union leadership. Matz said she did not intend her comments to come across that way, and apologized.