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 […]

EPL partners with Federation for new low-income platform

The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) and EPL Inc. out of Birmingham have formalized an agreement to develop CU Impact, a shared core banking platform to deliver innovative products and services offered by credit unions serving low-income and undeserved communities. EPL and the Federation have been working for a number of years […]

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 […]