Stop and study act passes committee

The Risk-Based Capital Study Act, HR 2769, passed the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday with a 50-9 vote. Voting yes from the Alabama and Florida delegation on the committee included Reps. Bill Posey (R-FL), Terri Sewell (D-AL), Patrick Murphy (D-FL), and Dennis Ross (R-FL). Watch this recording of the committee hearing and at the […]

Image Campaign ads are burning up YouTube

When the League introduced the idea of “shareable content” ads for the 2015 campaign, the idea was to create online ads that resonated with consumers, while also offering credit unions much needed content for their social and communications channels. That has been a rousing success through the first two weeks of the campaign. The ads […]

Florida redistricting back in court

Florida’s congressional districts court case began last week in a Leon County courtroom. This is the latest episode of a three-year battle that has left the state without political boundaries for the 2016 election. The case is now in court because the Florida Supreme Court threw out the prior maps in July, ruling that GOP […]

Winners announced for state-level Dora, Louise, and Desjardins awards

Congratulations to the following recipients of awards from CUNA’s awards program! These winning entries will be sent to CUNA’s national competition, where they will compete with other state winners from throughout the country. The awards will be presented at the credit union’s choice of either their chapter meeting or their credit union. Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility […]

CUNA GAC housing block is open

It’s already time to start thinking about the CUNA GAC. The housing block opened this morning. The League’s room block is once again at the Grand Hyatt where it has been since 2010. Credit unions are urged to reserve rooms as quickly as possible because the room block usually sells out. There are two ways […]