PHOENIX (8/27/15)--The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) held a congressional roundtable Tuesday, providing those in attendance valuable information about legislation related to the financial services industry straight from those involved in crafting it.
Featured at the roundtable, which was co-hosted by the Arizona Bankers Association and held at the association’s offices, were Reps. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) and Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.).
After an industry update was presented, the congressmen held a detailed discussion on the issues most pertinent to the financial services industry.
Through the roundtable, Austin DeBey, MWCUA vice president for legislative affairs, said he hoped to convey that credit unions are facing burdensome and excessive regulatory pressure.
Additionally, “we want our elected officials to know that both credit unions and banks are dedicated to collaborating to help our members and customers, who are their constituents,” DeBey said.
Several bills set to be voted on this fall were discussed, including: