Powerful finish of Day 2 at the FL Advocacy Conference

Day 2 of the Florida Advocacy Conference started with an economic update on the state from Florida’s CFO Jimmy Patronis. Patronis grew up in Bay County where he was, and still is a credit union member. His update included ways that his team is working to ensure the best use of taxpayer dollars and firmly […]

Florida credit unions descend upon Tallahassee to tell the story

The Florida Advocacy Conference kicked off with an update from LSCU President/CEO Patrick La Pine, who discussed CFPB changes, the need for continued data breach standards, and the need to remain in the fight against payday lending. La Pine encouraged credit unions to stay engaged and tell lawmakers the credit union story by sharing real […]

InfoSight Spotlight: Record Retention

The purpose of record retention requirements and a record retention program is to provide a comprehensive and cost-effective way to promote effective member service by providing credit unions access to important member information. It also provides credit unions and their members protection in the event of damage or disaster, and ensures compliance with claims, litigation […]

Alabama legislative session update: week two

The second week of the legislative session was scheduled to be one full of floor votes and committee meetings when the legislature arrived in Montgomery on Tuesday morning, but it didn’t take long for that plan to be changed with the threat of winter weather across the state.  Both the House and Senate worked on […]

LSCU Florida Legislative Session Update

The second week of legislative session was a busy one, with a record breaking number of bills on committee agendas last Thursday. While several committees saw more than 100 bills on their agendas, many of the controversial policy issues are still being avoided. In between committee meetings the League advocacy team met with lawmakers about […]

Young Credit Union Professionals will Crash the GAC 2018

Since 2010, members of Filene Research Institute’s Cooperative Trust have descended upon the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) to participate in conversations on the future and sustainability of the credit union industry. On Feb. 25, 78 Crashers will join thousands of industry leaders in Washington, D.C., to Crash the GAC, including Thomas Langer, Financial Advisor […]