Washington Wire – Feb. 20, 2019

CUNA submitted a letter in response to a joint proposal issued by the Federal Reserve and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that would make amendments to Regulation CC (which implements the Expedited Funds Availability (EFA) Act). The proposal, which establishes a threshold adjustment methodology and implements changes to the EFA Act made by the Economic Growth, […]

You can make your mark at AL or FL advocacy conference

You can make a personal impact on a lawmaker by attending the LSCU’s 2019 Florida Advocacy Conference and Alabama Advocacy Conference. The State Advocacy Conferences feature time to interact with state lawmakers, updates on legislative and regulatory issues, and speakers. The Alabama conference is March 19-20 in Montgomery, AL, and the Florida conference is March 26-27 […]

Washington Wire – Feb. 12, 2019

Both the House and Senate are in session this week.  President Trump and Congressional leaders are continuing negotiations on an agreement to fund the federal government through Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2019.  The current Continuing Resolution funds the federal government through Feb. 15. The House will also consider H. J. Res. 37, directing the “removal of United States Armed […]

LSCU/credit union media coverage government shutdown

Credit unions helping Floridians during shutdown Miami Herald, Jan. 13, 2019 Thousands of federal workers living in Florida are facing firsthand the pressure of missing their first paycheck as a result of the partial government shutdown. This standoff, coupled with the stress of not knowing when this crisis will end, has sent many folks running […]

NCUA nominee confirmation hearing scheduled

On Thursday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. ET, the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will meet in Open Session to conduct a hearing on the following nominations: Bimal Patel of Georgia to be an assistant secretary of the treasury; Todd M. Harper of Virginia to be a member of the National Credit Union Administration Board; Rodney […]