Levin, Sherman, Donnelly, FinCEN’s El-Hindi join NAFCU 2016 Congressional Caucus Lineup
WASHINGTON, DC (September 8, 2016) — House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sandy Levin, D-Mich., Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Jamal El-Hindi have joined the growing list of speakers confirmed for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) 2016 Congressional Caucus, scheduled Sept. 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.
Levin’s service on the House Ways and Means Committee involves him in all federal policy over tax, trade and economic growth. He is a strong supporter of credit unions’ federal tax exemption.
Sherman is a lead cosponsor of the NAFCU-backed bill “Capital Access for Small Businesses and Jobs Act” (H.R. 989), which would allow federal credit unions access to supplemental capital. He also serves on the House Financial Services Committee.
Donnelly who spearheaded a letter signed by 70 senators urging CFPB Director Richard Cordray to grant credit unions relief from more rules through the bureau’s authority under the Dodd-Frank Act. Donnelly also serves on the Senate Banking, Armed Services, Aging and Agriculture Committees.
El-Hindi oversees FinCEN’s wide-ranging work to protect the U.S. financial system from money laundering and other forms of illicit financial activity and to advance the national security interests of the United States.
These individuals join a distinguished roster of speakers slated for NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus, including:
- Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., member of the House Financial Services Committee and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence;
- Harriet Tregoning, principal deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Community Planning and Development at the Department of Housing and Urban Development;
- Brian J. Peretti, acting director of the Treasury’s Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy;
- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts and the Commerce Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness;
- Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., member of the House Financial Services Committee;
- Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., member of the Senate Banking Committee;
- Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee;
- Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Texas, chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit;
- Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., member of the House Financial Services Committee;
- Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., member of the Senate Banking Committee;
- National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Rick Metsger;
- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray;
- Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., chief deputy majority whip in the U.S. House of Representatives and vice chairman of the House Financial Services Committee;
- Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wis., chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations;
- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., member of the House Financial Services Committee and the House Small Business Committee;
- Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Mich., member of the House Financial Services Committee and chairman of the Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee;
- Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., member of the House Financial Services Committee and vice chairman of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade;
- Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., member of the House Financial Services Committee; and
- Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, member of the House Financial Services Committee.
NAFCU’s Congressional Caucus, the association’s credit union lobbying event of the year, brings hundreds of credit union leaders to Washington to talk about the industry’s vital issues, visit with lawmakers on Capitol Hill and hear from prominent congressional and financial industry leaders. The Congressional Caucus is open to NAFCU members and nonmembers.
Visit www.nafcu.org/caucus to learn more and register. Follow the #NAFCUCaucus hashtag for the latest information on Caucus.
The event is complimentary for media, but registration is required. Please contact Patty Briotta at (703) 842-2820 or email@example.com to register or with any questions.
The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions is the only national trade association focusing exclusively on federal issues affecting the nation’s federally-insured credit unions. NAFCU membership is direct and provides credit unions with the best in federal advocacy, education and compliance assistance. For more information on NAFCU, go to www.nafcu.org or @NAFCU on Twitter.