Congress Passes Funding, NFIP Extension, Goes Home with Work Undone
Congress managed to keep much of the federal government and the National Flood Insurance Program funded before leaving for the campaign trail last week but punted on many major issues—either preferring to consider them in a lame duck session or not at all, reports David Baumann of CUCollaborate.
House Passes Marijuana Banking Measure for Sixth Time
The House passed marijuana banking legislation for the sixth time, sending it to the Senate, where its fate remains uncertain, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
Defense Bill is Latest Forum for Marijuana Banking Fight
Marijuana banking, not bank access to military bases, may emerge as a major issue for credit unions as the Senate prepares to consider its version of the annual defense authorization bill, reports David Baumann of the Washington Credit Union Daily.
With a Little Help from Our Friends: What Credit Unions Can Do to Prepare for Cannabis Banking Partnerships
As the future of credit unions’ relationship with cannabis businesses lies in the hands of Congress, Stacy Brower details ways for credit unions to prepare for these accounts, should the SAFE Act pass.
Cannabis and Credit Unions: House Passes the SAFE Banking Act
On April 19, 2021, the House officially passed the SAFE Banking Act, which aims to protect financial institutions servicing cannabis accounts. Emily Claus covers the path of the legislation, where it goes from here, and what its odds of success are.
Marijuana Banking Bill Introduced in Senate
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation that would make it easier for credit unions and banks to provide financial services to marijuana-related businesses, reports David Baumann of the Washington CU Daily.