Federal agencies released their latest Unified Rulemaking Agenda this week with several items of concern to CUNA. The agenda includes actions the agencies plan to take in the near or long term but is not a definitive schedule with specific timelines.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., announced Thursday she will not seek re-election in 2024. Stabenow—who has served in the Senate since 2001—has been a strong supporter of the credit union tax status and other credit union priorities.
CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer Jason Stverak appeared on the Live Richer podcast recently to discuss negative effects of the Credit Card Competition Act. CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions prevented the from moving forward in the previous Congress, despite efforts to include it in must-pass end-of-year legislation.
The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) proposed rule on its business lending programs includes a provision that fails to address the SBA’s personal or equity guarantee requirement within (7)a lending programs, CUNA and other organizations wrote to the agency.
Rural residents know what it’s like to live far away from physical financiual institution branches, CommunityAmerica Credit Union CEO Lisa Ginter wrote in The Tennessean, but the Credit Card Competition Act would cause losses of credit cards and other financial services.
CUNA-League advocacy is about collaboration, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote in CUInsight this week. He also highlighted common-sense, bipartisan priorities to work on in the 118th Congress, including data privacy and security, and cryptocurrency legislation.
Credit Union Magazine’s Spring 2023 issue features the 2023 Credit Union Heroes and examines CUNA-League advocacy priorities, board leadership, the impact of financial well-being efforts, fee-related compliance issues, predictions for the year ahead, and more.