HIghlights of Alabama Advocacy Conference

Yesterday, the Alabama Advocacy Conference kicked off in Montgomery, AL, providing valuable information on regulatory issues to attendees. The event opened with a welcome and League update from LSCU President/CEO Patrick LaPine, outlining important initiatives the LSCU is undertaking on behalf of member credit unions. At the luncheon, sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group, Blake Westbrook, […]

Encouraging insight on FFIEC report

League sources provided insight to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) report released yesterday on outdated and unnecessary regulations. The 430-page report contains plenty of grist for credit union relief efforts. The NCUA, along with OCC, FDIC, and the Fed, are required to provide this report to Congress at least once a decade under the […]

Two FL credit unions featured in CU Journal for growth opportunities

Both First Florida Credit Union, headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, and We Florida Financial CU, based out of Margate, FL, headlined in CU Journal yesterday featuring impending growth opportunities. First Florida CU recently ranked among the Top 10 in greatest potential for membership growth, according to NCUA data and is taking a two-pronged approach to managing […]

Fifth annual Quail Hunt for FedPAC raises $10,000

Last week, the LSCU held its fifth annual Quail Hunt for FedPAC presented by FEDCorp. The benefit was held at Steelwood Country Club in Loxley, AL, for the third year in a row, with more than 50 attendees hunting during three days and raising more than $10,000 for LSCU FedPAC. New this year was a […]

Ross named vice-chair of Fin. Services Housing and Ins. Subcommittee

Congressman Dennis Ross, (R-FL) recently began his fourth term and was tapped earlier this week as vice-chair of the U.S Housing and Insurance (H&I) Subcommittee, which is under the umbrella of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee (FSC). Ross has served on both the committee and the subcommittee. Ross’ office noted the subcommittee “has primary […]