CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle issued a statement on the passing of former Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) Thursday, the day the former legislator passed away at the age of 81. Cochran served in the Senate from 1978 until 2018.
NCUA should only promulgate new or expand existing rules only if they are warranted based on “a compelling need,” CUNA wrote to NCUA Thursday. CUNA also noted ways NCUA’s regulatory review could be improved.
CUNA requested NCUA explore the idea of adopting a floating interest rate cap for federal credit union loans instead of its traditional fixed interest rate (currently 18%) in a letter to NCUA board members Wednesday.
Credit unions wrapped up another successful, record-breaking CUNA GAC Thursday with the last of their visits to Capitol Hill and legues, credit union leaders and legislators themselves shared their visits on social media using the #CUDifference hashtag.
This year’s CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference will see more than 5,000 credit unions coming to the nation’s capital for another record-breaking year at the credit union industry’s largest event. Click for the latest on what's happening throughout GAC.
Two small credit unions were awarded full scholarships to the 2019 CUNA GAC for submitting the best loan promotion ideas in the Discussion of the CUNA Small Credit Union Community, as part of a contest sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.
Over 100 credit union staff and volunteers attended the 2019 Credit Union Day at the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. to help kick off the Minnesota Credit Union Network’s agenda for the legislative session.
Allowing businesses access to mainstream financial services comes with challenges, but ultimately benefits the community around it, CUNA witness Rachel Pross, chief risk officer at Maps CU, testified before a House subcommittee Wednesday.
CUNA sent information on credit union assistance efforts for members affected by the government shutdown to a group of five members of the Senate Banking Committee who reached out seeking information on assistance to federal workers.
Even before she became part of the credit union movement, Melissa Janssen of Royal CU, Eau Claire, Wis., was passionate about education. In June 2018 she attended the first ever CUNA National Young Professionals Conference.