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.
House Republicans conducted leadership elections Wednesday, and. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was named House Minority Leader. House Democrats are expected to conduct their leadership elections in late November.
CUNA member credit unions can access the first webinar on CUNA’s Creating Awareness Initiative for free. CUNA Chief Strategic Communications Officer Douglas Kiker and others used the webinar to discuss the research behind the initiative.
Hundreds of credit union leaders from 10 states met with elected officials and other policymakers throughout Washington, D.C. this week to talk credit union tax status and regulatory relief, among other topics, as part of their “Hike the Hill” visits.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, in collaboration with 11 financial regulators and related organizations, seeks comments regarding a consultation document on a Global Financial Innovation Network, due by Oct. 14.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board officially issued its proposal making several CUNA-backed changes to its current expected credit loss standard, first agreed to at its July board meeting. Comments will be due Sept. 19.
News Now, Policy and President Donald Trump signed the NDAA for FY19 Monday at Fort Drum, enacting the legislation without a provision CUNA fought to remove that could have negatively impacted military credit unions.
CUNA supports the creation of a robust, comprehensive reassigned numbers database, it wrote to the FCC Thursday. CUNA has raised the issue of reassigned numbers as part of other concerns with the TCPA.