Congress Returns With Major CU Proposals Unresolved

Congress Returns With Major CU Proposals Unresolved

Congress returns to Capitol Hill this week with a long list of unresolved issues that could have a direct impact on credit unions—ranging from marijuana banking to credit card interchange policies, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.

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NCUA Board Asks Congress to Make CLF Changes Permanent

NCUA Board Asks Congress to Make CLF Changes Permanent

The National Credit Union Administration board is asking Congress to make permanent the pandemic-related changes to the agency’s Central Liquidity Facility, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.

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House Panel Hints at Field of Membership Expansion Legislation

House Panel Hints at Field of Membership Expansion Legislation

The House Financial Services Committee has given an early indication that it may consider legislation that would allow credit unions to expand their fields of membership into underserved areas, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily. Among other issues, the Committee also may discuss making changes to the NCUA Central Liquidity Facility, the difficulties starting Community Development Financial Institutions and Minority Depository Institutions and killing the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s “rent-a-bank” rule. The hearing is May 19.

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A Once-a-Decade Opportunity

A Once-a-Decade Opportunity

Chip Filson argues that what the aging Central Liquidity Facility needs is reform that focuses on cooperative solutions to the problems that ail it.

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