This week: NAFCU engaged on top CU issues, meeting with Fed

A number of top NAFCU and credit union priorities are topics of discussion on Capitol Hill this week, including housing finance reform, data security and regulatory relief. NAFCU is engaged with lawmakers as midterm elections approach, and continues to push for a regulatory environment in which the credit union industry can grow and prosper.

On Friday, NAFCU will talk with the Federal Reserve regarding the next phase of payments strategy activities.

NAFCU is also monitoring appropriations discussions and following a continuing spending resolution that would ensure government funding through Dec. 7 before current funding runs out Sept. 30. The chambers this week also hope to complete work on an additional package of spending bills, including the financial services and general government appropriations measure.

The House next week is also set to vote on “Tax Reform 2.0.” Credit unions’ tax-exempt status remains untouched in the package.

 

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