70 senators ask CFPB to ease regulatory burden for credit unions

An overwhelming, bipartisan majority of 70 U.S. senators have added their voices calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to tailor rulemakings to protect credit unions from regulatory burden. The combined advocacy efforts of CUNA and state credit union leagues bring total congressional support from both chambers to 399 signers. LSCU’s advocacy team worked […]

CUNA hosts webinar to educate CUs on complexities of CFPB proposed rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently proposed a comprehensive rule for payday, small-dollar and other covered loans. While CUNA supports efforts to curtail predatory lending practices, the proposed rule is far wider in scope, and includes new requirements impacting consumer-friendly, small-dollar lending operations at both state and federally chartered credit unions. The proposed rule […]

Image Campaign impact reaches as far as Ireland

LSCU Cooperative Image Campaign recently released the latest ad in one of the most successful cooperative advertising campaigns ever presented by a League under its “Better Name for Banking” label. But the interesting news is the reach the comic videos have had, as evidenced by a video produced by a credit union in County Cork, […]

League’s Florida contract lobbyist named best in state

INFLUENCE Magazine, run by Peter Schorsch of SaintPetersBlog.com and Extensive Enterprises Media, released its first Golden Rotunda Awards. The awards recognize the best in Florida’s lobbying corp. Capital City Consultants, the firm the League began using since late last year, was named the Lobbying Firm of the Year. A prestigious honor for them and for […]

Dr. Politics headlines SCUCE GA Luncheon

Each year, one of the most anticipated events at the Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo is the Governmental Affairs Luncheon. The luncheon has been headlined by a big name speaker every year that provides attendees an inside look at politics, elections, and Congress. Past speakers include Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL), The Hill’s AB Stoddard, […]