President Joe Biden signed a continuing resolution Friday funding the federal government into 2024, following Senate passage of the bill late Wednesday. It funds financial services and general government areas and the National Flood Insurance Program through Feb. 2.
CUNA, NAFCU, and coalition partners discussed the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rulemaking in meetings with commissioners’ staff over the past few weeks.
NCUA’s proposed 2024 budget represents a very significant increase from 2023 and CUNA is concerned with both the extent of and the reasons for the increase, CUNA Chief Economist Mike Schenk said at NCUA’s budget meeting Thursday.
The NCUA board approved a final rule expanding the definition of “qualified charity” credit unions can contribute to using a Charitable Donation Account (CDA). CUNA engaged with NCUA for more than a year on the need for such a rule, and fully supported it as proposed in comments filed in July.
The Treasury’s Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection has been working closely with its financial services sector partners to respond to a ransomware incident last week targeting a financial institution and encourages all members of the financial services sector to review the relevant alerts.
America’s Credit Unions Transition Board of Directors Chair Brian Schools and Vice Chair Lisa Ginter are encouraging credit unions to embrace the industry’s cooperative spirit as the new organization begins its transformative journey in 2024.
The House passed a continuing resolution Tuesday to fund the federal government into 2024, with current funding scheduled to expire Nov. 17. It would fund several areas—including financial services provisions and the National Flood Insurance Program—through Feb. 2.
CUNA Senior Economist Dawit Kebede said the Labor Department’s October Consumer Price Index Report shows overall prices remain unchanged in October relative to September. The headline inflation over the last 12 months increased by 3.2%, down from 3.7% the previous month.
CUNA, NAFCU, and other financial services organizations wrote to the CFPB Tuesday urging it to deny the recent petition seeking of a regulation banning pre-dispute arbitration provisions in contracts for consumer financial services.
Congress and NCUA should work with credit unions to pursue a legislative and regulatory approach aimed at ensuring credit unions can continue to serve their millions of members, CUNA and NAFCU wrote to the House Financial Services Committee prior to federal financial regulatory testimony.
The Winter 2023 issue of Credit Union Magazine explores award-winning marketing, board training on a budget, developments in instant payments, service to small businesses, and NCUA’s final rule on member expulsion.