CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle reiterated his call for credit union action to support the Senate’s bipartisan regulatory relief Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act as the Senate prepares to move forward this week.
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.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Wednesday to replace Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) after he announced his resignation last week. CUNA and the Minnesota Credit Union Network look forward to working with her.
In recognition of his decades of service to the credit union movement, the National Credit Union Foundation has named Bill Hampel, retired chief policy officer and economist at CUNA, a 2018 Herb Wegner Memorial Award winner.
NCUA posted its proposed 2018-2019 budget Friday, and will accept comments and requests to present at the Oct. 18 budget briefing. CUNA is currently analyzing the materials, which include a proposed operating budget of $298.2 million for 2018.
CUNA filed its lawsuit Wednesday against Equifax, a suit brought in the wake of a data breach resulting in hackers accessing information on 145.5 million consumers and payment card data of more than 200,000 consumers.
CUNA filed a petition Friday with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, outlining how it can provide credit unions with regulatory relief from the onerous requirements for communicating with member-owners. In the petition, CUNA proposes two routes for providing credit unions with greater ability to communicate with consumers about information they want and need on their cell phone.