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CU supporters win Tuesday in Alabama, Maine, and Texas

CU supporters win Tuesday in Alabama, Maine, and Texas

Credit union-supported candidates saw several victories in primary elections Maine and runoff elections in Alabama in Texas Tuesday. Candidates were backed by state credit union Leagues and CUNA’s political action committee, the Credit Union [...]

CU-backed candidates win in KY, NY, VA primaries

CU-backed candidates win in KY, NY, VA primaries

Credit union-supported candidates in Kentucky, New York and Virginia saw successes in Tuesday’s primary elections, with 100% of credit union candidates winning races that have been called as of Wednesday afternoon. State credit union [...]

CU-supported candidates win Tuesday across six states

CU-supported candidates win Tuesday across six states

More than 25 credit union-supported candidates in six states won their primary elections Tuesday. Primaries were held in Georgia, Maine, North Dakota, Nevada, South Carolina and West Virginia. Candidates were supported by the state League [...]

Credit union-supported candidates see primary wins in Wis., Neb.

Credit union-supported candidates see primary wins in Wis., Neb.

Candidates backed by America's credit unions saw primary election victories in competitive races across Wisconsin and Nebraska during Tuesday’s elections. State Sen. Tom Tiffany (R) won 58% of the vote in the state’s [...]

CUNA continues advocacy as work continues on Phase 4 legislation

CUNA continues advocacy as work continues on Phase 4 legislation

CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan highlighted NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood’s engagement on several CUNA priorities in letters to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate [...]

Berger outlines CUs’ reg relief asks to NCUA’s Hood, CFPB

Berger outlines CUs’ reg relief asks to NCUA’s Hood, CFPB

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger spoke with NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood and officials at the CFPB this week to further outline the association's requests for relief to help credit unions deal effectively with the [...]

Credit union tax status is ‘crucial’ part of financial system

Credit union tax status is ‘crucial’ part of financial system

The importance of not-for-profit financial cooperatives is as significant today as it’s ever been, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle wrote Tuesday for a hearing discussing the proposed Treasury Department budget for FY2021. “Credit unions [...]

CUNA leaders provide context for advocacy goals during CUNA GAC

CUNA leaders provide context for advocacy goals during CUNA GAC

As more than 5,500 credit union leaders attended CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), which included visits to just about every office on Capitol Hill, CUNA leaders also placed policy goals in publications that [...]

Are you prepared for diversity legislation?

Are you prepared for diversity legislation?

There is a new narrative emerging from Congress about the lack of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in financial institutions. Just a few short weeks before credit union advocates made their biggest descent on Washington [...]