D.C. appeals court overturns parts of TCPA rule

The D.C. Court of Appeals overturned the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) definition of an autodialer and vacated the FCC’s reassigned number approach in a lawsuit brought against the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). CUNA filed an amicus brief in the case, and has expressed numerous concerns about the TCPA’s negative effects on credit union-member communication. Read the TCPA legal […]

Join us in thanking Sen. Doug Jones for voting for Dodd-Frank reform

With the recent passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, Senator Doug Jones published an article, click here,  on why he co-sponsored and voted in favor of the legislation.  While he states the numerous benefits of the legislation to all community based financial institutions, Sen. Jones goes into great detail […]

CU Happenings – March 16, 2018

Pen Air FCU holds second Super Bowl, helps bus crash victims Employees of Pen Air Federal Credit Union and their families celebrated the success of the second annual Pen Air Super Bowl at PenAir Field on March 13. The festivities included lively competition, food, fun, and family activities. The credit union also recently demonstrated its dedication to […]

Senate passes S. 2155

Last night,  the Senate passed S. 2155, a CUNA-supported relief bill that will improve the current operating environment for credit unions and community banks nationwide. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act is a victory for consumers served by credit unions and aligns with the core efforts behind CUNA’s Campaign for Common Sense Regulation. “We thank the Senators who put party politics […]

Rep. Ross introduces bipartisan bill to restructure the CFPB

U.S. Rep. Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15), Senior Deputy Majority Whip, joined with U.S. Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ-09), Ann Wagner (R-MO-02), and David Scott (D-GA-13) to introduce H.R. 5266, the Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2018, a bill to replace the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s sole director with a bipartisan, five-member commission. “The idea that […]