CUNA marked Veterans Day this week with a communication from Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan sent to all 535 congressional offices highlighting the credit union commitment to serving military veterans and their families.
CUNA supports the CFPB innovation mission and the use of “Tech Sprints,” but credit unions must have a seat at the table, CUNA wrote Friday. Tech Sprints gather experts to work together to develop innovative solutions to clearly-identified challenges.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring regulators to seek comment on major federal guidance and better explain the guidance. CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle called a "a strong step toward reining in regulator overreach.”
The board of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International adopted a resolution on diversity, equity and inclusion last week. CUNA worked closely with the NCBA CLUSA Board on their resolution.
Credit union leaders participated last week in a simulated ransomware attack both at Credit Union House in Washington, D.C. and remotely. CUNA joined with FS-ISAC and ManTech, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, to conduct the session.
Over a month after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of NCUA's field of membership rule, the American Bankers Association petitioned the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to appeal the court’s August decision.
The latest back-and-forth between Congress and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is further proof that a bipartisan, multi-member commission is needed, said CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan.
The NCUA should pursue a rulemaking to increase the threshold for which an appraisal is required for a residential real estate transaction, CUNA wrote to the agency last week, following the July adoption of a final appraisals rule.
When the Capitol Hill-focused publication POLITICO published an interview with CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan last month discussing a narrowly discussed section in the FY 2020 NDAA last month, offices across Congress took notice.
Credit union leaders from six states visited Washington, D.C. during a busy week in the Nation’s Capital, discussing credit union concerns with policymakers as the House was preparing for its historic vote on the SAFE Banking Act.
The CFPB announced Thursday the appointment of members to its advisory groups, including the Credit Union Advisory Council. All four new members, and the remaining members, are CUNA-affiliated credit unions.