Posts Tagged ‘Legislation’

House passes financial services spending bill

House passes financial services spending bill

The House late Thursday passed a financial services spending bill that cuts funding for the Internal Revenue Service and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The measure was approved by a largely party-line vote of 239 [...]

Credit Union advocacy encouraged during Congress’ break

The Senate and House of Representatives are in their home districts and states this week and the House will remain out next week as well. During this time, NAFCU is encouraging its members to reach [...]

Approved Legislation Helps Prevent Frivolous Litigation

by Henry Meier All you credit union and banking executives having your first cup of coffee this morning can sip it knowing you are a bit more secure from frivolous lawsuits.  Yesterday, the Governor’s [...]

Introduction Of Miller’s Credit Union Relief Bill Is Imminent

House Financial Services Committee Vice Chairman Gary Miller (R-Calif.) will soon unveil anticipated legislation that will open formal discussions in the U.S. House about possible regulatory relief measures for credit unions and community banks. [...]

Udall Reintroduces Bill To Increase Credit Unions’ MBL Cap

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) today reintroduced legislation that would increase the credit union member business lending (MBL) cap to 27.5% of assets, from the current 12.25%-of-assets level. Credit Union National Association President/[...]

How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank

How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank

by Gary Rivlin The mood was triumphant on the morning of July 21, 2010, when Barack Obama, not quite two years into his presidency, strode to a podium inside the Ronald Reagan Building, a few [...]

CUNA Says Relief Bill Is ‘Good First Step’

Credit Union National Association President/CEO Bill Cheney today commended Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) for introducing legislation that would address several regulatory burdens facing credit unions and community banks. "This legislation is a good first [...]

Senate, House Introduce Exam Fairness Bills

Legislation that would improve the federal examination process for credit unions and other financial institutions was introduced on Monday, first in the U.S. Senate and then hours later in the House, and Credit Union [...]

Extensive Regulation Reform List To Be Offered Wednesday

Credit Union National Association witness Pamela Stephens will target the "crisis of complexity" that burdensome regulations have created for credit unions and offer an extensive list of CUNA-backed reforms during Wednesday's House Financial Services subcommittee [...]

By the Time It’s a Regulation, It’s Too Late

by Katie Marisic, NAFCU’s Director of Political Affairs Dodd-Frank, which created the CFPB, was passed without much deliberation (and without NAFCU’s support) and is responsible for many of the issues credit unions are [...]

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