NAFCU advocacy hits ground running in 2020

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger and the association’s award-winning advocacy team have started 2020 strong, taking to Capitol Hill and reaching out to key administration officials – including President Donald Trump – and regulators to share issues credit unions would like addressed this year.

Growth remains NAFCU’s No. 1 priority, and its 2020 legislative and regulatory priorities are all developed with credit union input to ensure the industry’s continued success. Of note, credit unions continue to see membership growth – now providing safe, affordable financial services to nearly 120 million Americans – as well as loan and asset growth.

Last week, Berger and NAFCU lobbyists met with key members of the Senate Banking Committee, including Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Ranking Member Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Sens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Doug Jones, D-Ala., and Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., to discuss housing finance reform, efforts to create a national data privacy standard, the Senate’s approach to BSA reforms following House-passage of NAFCU supported bills, and legislation to provide the NCUA with greater flexibility in setting loan maturity limits.


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