Washington Wire – Sept. 11, 2018

Congress returns for a truncated work week. Although not public yet, we expect the House Ways and Means Committee to release the text of “Tax Reform 2.0” this week and hold a markup on Thursday. We don’t expect credit unions to be affected directly by the new legislation. The House of Representatives will consider H.R. […]

Hike the Hill planned for next week

Hike the Hill, the LSCU’s annual grassroots lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., is less than a week away. Join us Sept. 12-13. With regulatory burden a continuing issue, tax reform on the horizon, and data security continuing to be a priority, the League needs grassroots advocates to join them on the Hill and bring the credit union […]

Washington Wire – Sept. 5, 2018

The House of Representatives returns this week from recess and is expected to consider the “Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act” (H.R. 4606) and the “Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act” (H.R. 1635). The Senate is expected to consider several federal judicial nominations. In Committee today, the House Committee on Financial Services […]

Registration open for seventh annual LSCU Quail Hunt for LSCU FedPAC

The LSCU & Affiliates invites you to attend the seventh annual Quail Hunt for the LSCU FedPAC.  The quail hunt will be held on Nov. 1-2 at Southern Woods Plantation located in Sylvester, GA. This is a great opportunity for credit union executives, board members, and vendors to network while raising money for the LSCU FedPAC. The […]

NCUA addresses BSA changes in letter to credit unions

NCUA recently published a letter to credit unions (18-CU-02) that discusses NCUA’s exam expectations in light of the effective date of the new Customer Due Diligence and Beneficial Ownership rules. While the rule became effective May 11, 2018, field staff will focus on a credit union’s awareness of and efforts to comply with the new […]

2018 Florida Primary Election Recap

Last night, Florida held its Primary Elections. The results are currently considered UNOFFICIAL due to not being certified yet. One United States Senate seat, all Congressional seats, the Florida Cabinet, half of the State Senate, and all State House seats are up for election this year. Several incumbents won re-election automatically as they faced no […]