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Regulatory Agency Focus: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

There are multiple entities that provide regulatory oversight to credit unions (just ask your compliance officer!). But there is one with a “new sheriff in town” … the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection...

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Paying Attention to the Direction of Congress: Tax Reform, Hearings

There was much activity of interest to credit unions this week in Washington, D.C., with multiple hearings and a confirmation of the director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection: On November 26th CUNA reached out to key legislators...

Georgia’s Whirlwind General Elections: A Credit Union Perspective

Georgia’s elections were stretched out beyond the normal “day after” results with multiple recounts, provisional ballots, and media frenzy that surrounded several high-profile races up until as late as last week! And if you don’t have election...

Stay Informed: State Legislative Activity

In November the state Legislature convened for a short “special session,” an atypical move that was called by Governor Deal to address increasing the state budget to provide much-needed support to areas of the state impacted by the hurricane, and...

Registration Under Way: Credit Union State GAC/Grassroots Academy

Curious about how legislative and political forces impact your credit union, and what one can do about it? Here’s your opportunity: registration is under way for the state GAC/Grassroots Academy, which will be held on January 29th for its...

Georgia Credit Unions’ Impact on General Elections

The general elections were held on November 6th, with some of the races still not being called as of press time. However, most of Georgia’s races held very few surprises, with the majority of the incumbents winning their general election and 10...

Register Now: Washington, D.C. GAC!

Don’t miss out on the premier advocacy event for credit unions, CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC)! Registration and housing are now open for this annual event held in Washington, D.C., which will be held from March 10th through the 14th...

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