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Congressional Activity: Lobbying Efforts, Hearing on Issues

In Washington DC the focus this week has been on the negotiations to fund the federal government past February 15th, and beyond that was attention to the US Senate Banking Committee with confirmation hearings...

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Credit Union Legislative Night

On Tuesday, February 5th credit union leaders spent time sharing their insight and thanks with members of the state Legislature, growing influence for the industry at a reception held in conjunction with the February League and GCUS board meetings...

Save the Date for the Credit Union Regulator Dialogue

Save the date!  A unique opportunity is on the horizon for credit unions on March 19th; the new NCUA Regional Director for the Southern Region office, Keith Morton, and Department of Banking and Finance Commissioner Kevin Hagler will be in Atlanta...

State Legislative Session Gains Steam

As of press time the state Legislature is meeting on the 11th day of the 40-day session, and is gearing up for what will likely be a hectic month.  The days are full of hearings on the various issues, with new bills introduced daily that are...

Georgia Congressman Introduces BSA Modernization Bill in D.C.

Georgia U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-11) has introduced a bill to update specific reporting thresholds in the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).  CUNA wrote in support of this bill, H.R. 388, which would raise reporting thresholds for institutions filing...

Keep It on the ‘Radar’: State GAC/Grassroots Academy

Mother Nature can be unpredictable, and when the winter storm warnings and weather radar paths came crashing down, threatening the state with icy doom, state offices closed on January 29th – the same day as the State GAC/Grassroots Academy! As such...

Tool for Your Credit Union: Tracking State Legislative Issues

Did you know that during this state session, thousands of bills will likely be introduced? All of these are reviewed for potential impact to credit unions (both positive and negative), and out of the thousands there will likely be hundreds that are...

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