CUNA witness testifies this week, as do NCUA, FHFA nominees

CUNA will have a witness testifying on its behalf before a House subcommittee Wednesday and will be closely engaged with NCUA and Federal Housing Finance Administration nominees before a Senate committee Thursday. CUNA also continues to monitor negotiations for funding the federal government past Feb. 15, when it lapses.

Rachel Pross, chief risk officer at MAPS CU, Salem, Ore., will testify on CUNA’s behalf before the House Financial Services subcommittee on consumer protection and financial institutions for a hearing titled “Challenges and Solutions: Access to Banking Services for Cannabis-Related Businesses.”

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. (ET) Wednesday and will be streamed on the committee’s website.

Trump re-nominated Hood in January after nominating him in the last Congress, but Hood did not receive a hearing. Harper was nominated in early February.


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