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Giving thanks for proportional regulations

Giving thanks for proportional regulations

It is difficult to write a column for a global audience and make an analogy that can be understood by all audiences around the world. In the United States, we are about to celebrate Thanksgiving. [...]

PODCAST: Insights on the 2020 election

PODCAST: Insights on the 2020 election

Amid an extended and contentious 2020 election, the CUNA/league advocacy team had another successful campaign cycle, winning 97% of the more than 400 races it supported for candidates on both sides of the aisle. [...]

NAFCU launches post-election advocacy with Congress, regulators

NAFCU launches post-election advocacy with Congress, regulators

As the 2020 election season ends, NAFCU's award-winning government affairs team is doubling down on its advocacy efforts to secure even more legislative and regulatory wins for the credit union industry in the coming months. [...]

Credit union-friendly 117th Congress elected

Credit union-friendly 117th Congress elected

The CUNA-League system helped to elect a credit union-friendly majority in the 117thCongress, despite a number of races not being called as of midnight (ET) Wednesday. CUNA.org/elections will be updated with results of [...]

Credit unions gear up for Election Day

Credit unions gear up for Election Day

Arguably the most highly anticipated presidential election in decades is finally here, and voter enthusiasm is high. Early turnout in many states has smashed previous records, and Americans have already cast 70% of total votes [...]

Who is faster?

Who is faster?

I recently had a discussion with a consultant on emerging issues and regulatory trends surrounding changes in the payments’ frameworks and technology. The changes in this area are coming rapidly—particularly with a younger generation [...]

CUNA’s Prather named ‘Top Twenty in 20’ for advocacy

CUNA’s Prather named ‘Top Twenty in 20’ for advocacy

The Advocacy Association has selected CUNA State Director of Grassroots Programs Kristen Prather as one of this year’s Top Twenty in 20 in advocacy professionals. The award recognizes the best and brightest practitioners in [...]

‘Advancing Communities’ launches to promote credit unions’ value

‘Advancing Communities’ launches to promote credit unions’ value

CUNA launched the Advancing Communities campaign Monday – an initiative designed to inform state policymakers and consumers about the economic and social impact that credit unions provide to communities across the country. The campaign was made [...]