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.
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.
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.
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.