Florida Lt. Gov. keynotes FL conference

Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will give the keynote address at the upcoming Florida Advocacy Conference, to be held March 28-29 in Tallahassee. The state’s 19th lieutenant governor will discuss 2017 legislative priorities from his unique perspective within the Cabinet and share his vision for the state of Florida. Conference attendees will also hear from the […]

AL Advocacy Conference concludes

The Alabama Advocacy Conference concluded yesterday in Montgomery, AL. The day began with a continental breakfast sponsored by FHL Bank, Atlanta, followed by a briefing from Ryan Donovan, chief advocacy officer for CUNA. Donovan spoke on the new energy and sense of urgency Jim Nussle brings to the association and the prospects for change to […]

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sources provided insight to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) report released yesterday on outdated and unnecessary regulations.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 […]

FL moves bill to exempt CUs from lawsuits

Yesterday, the Florida House Insurance & Banking subcommittee voted unanimously to advance HB 1347, legislation that would exempt credit unions from lawsuits under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trades Practices Act (FDUTPA).  The bill, sponsored by Rep. Shevrin Jones (D-West Park), now moves to its only other committee of reference, the House Commerce Committee. The […]