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CUNA GAC kicks off with LSCU Welcome Reception

A record number of Alabama and Florida credit union attendees are at the CUNA GAC. They eased into the GAC with a Welcome Reception from the League.... More

CUNA files amicus brief in Florida interchange case

CUNA files an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in a case raising many of the policy issues surrounding credit card interchange fees.... More

Sens. Rubio and Lee announce tax plan

Sens. Marco Rubio and Mike Lee introduced their tax reform plan on Thursday.... More

Alabama and Florida legislative sessions begin

The Alabama and Florida legislative session began on Tuesday. Each had the usual pomp and circumstance of an opening day. However, both got down to work right away.... More

New bill highlights support in Congress for NCUA budget transparency

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) wants the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study NCUA's budgeting practices and identify ways the agency can increase the transparency of its process.... More

Eight tax hikes in Bentley's $700 million revenue plan

Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.) announced the details of his proposed $700 million tax increase in a press conference Friday.... More

Rep. Miller re-introduces bill for veteran access to business loans

Credit unions could help veterans access business loans and not have them count against the MBL cap in a bill re-introduced by Rep. Jeff Miller.... More

CUs still easy leader in free checking

A new study shows the big gap between the percentage of banks and CUs offering free checking still exists. And the analyst behind the report does not see that gap shrinking in the coming years.... More

LSCU letter to the editor published by CU Times

The LSCU responded to a CU Times article that Sen. Richard Shelby waffled on the credit union tax exemption by showing that Sen. Shelby's actions speak louder than his words.... More

NCUA launches Small Business Lending Resource Center

NCUA releases a Small Business Lending Resource page. The new online portal provides information on how credit unions can prudently lend to their small business members and tap into SBA’s lending programs.... More