Washington Wire – May 14, 2018

This week, both chambers of Congress will be in session. The House will consider H.R. 5698, the Protect and Serve Act of 2018; S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act of 2018; and H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. The Senate is expected to continue its consideration of judicial nominations. Read more here. […]

Take action on S. 2155

This week, Speaker Ryan made assurances that the House will take up S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. Now is the time to contact your member of Congress and asked them to vote YES on S. 2155 By contacting your representative today, your action can help get this bill through the […]

Victory in Alabama ADA Cases

Late Friday afternoon, the League received word that complaints against two credit unions for website violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) were voluntarily dismissed. The plaintiff in cases against The Infirmary FCU and Naheola CU, both in Alabama, withdrew the complaint, thus ending the lawsuits against the two credit unions. The League and […]

Credit unions and community banks agree—Pass S. 2155

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today in a joint letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and other House leadership requested timely floor consideration for the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155). Led by Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo, the bipartisan bill passed the Senate 67-31 […]

CUAC applications open through April 23

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking applicants for its Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC), which advises the bureau on the credit union industry. The link to the application is open. Selections are expected to be announced in September. Members of the CUAC serve two-year terms, though that may be adjusted at the CPPB director sees […]