The U. S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed H. Res. 77, expressing the sense of Congress that “financial institutions and other companies should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government.”
CUNA and the leagues are calling on credit unions who provided assistance to furloughed members during the government shutdown to fill out a 10-minute survey on shutdown assistance efforts by Thursday, Jan. 31.
Credit union services to federal workers affected by the government shutdown continued to attract the notice of policymakers this week, with several referring constituents to CUNA, league and credit union resources.
Today Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President/CEO Jim Nussle issued the following statement after President Donald Trump signed a bill to reopen the federal government with funding through February 15.
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.
Credit unions in every state, congressional district and community have been stepping up to serve workers affected by the government shutdown, CUNA has told Members of Congress in weekly communications throughout the shutdown.
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today sent a letter to House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) Chairwoman Maxine Waters in response to her recent call on financial institutions to assist those affected by the federal government shutdown.
Without having been asked by the government, credit unions are doing the right thing and assisting the federal workers furloughed by the federal government shutdown, CUNA wrote to Rep. Maxine Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee.
America’s credit unions continue their work to ensure members affected by the government shutdown have access to low- or no-interest loans. CUNA is currently collecting information regarding the assistance credit unions across the nation are providing.