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GAC: Obama grasps vital role of CUs in broader economy, White House adviser says

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
President Barack Obama understands the critical role credit unions play in the broader U.S. economy, Jason Furman, chair of the council of economic advisers at the White House, told attendees Tuesday at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference general session.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: Sens Brown, Merkley state support of CUs' tax status

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
The ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, in concert with another member of that key panel, pledged support of the credit union tax status on the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference stage Tuesday.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: McWatters calls for budget, exam, reg relief committees

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
National Credit Union Administration board member J. Mark McWatters called for the agency to create three formal advisory committees, during his remarks at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference Tuesday.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC breakout: On tax reform, anything can be in play

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
Credit unions have heard it before, but it bears repeating a senior Senate staffer emphasized during a CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference breakout session Tuesday: Any thing can be on the table in regards to tax reform, including the credit union tax status.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: Sen Peters tells CUs to 'count on my support'

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
When Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), then serving as a U.S. representative from Michigan, announced his intention run for the Senate seat to be vacated by Carl Levin, he received his first endorsement from the Michigan Credit Union League--16 months before the 2014 general election--because of his long track record of credit union support.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: CUs have potential to be an even more important force, Sanders says

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) lavished praise upon the credit union system during his speech at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference Tuesday and urged those in attendance to increase their advocacy efforts.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: Aguilar has CU roots and won't forget

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
As a former vice president at Arrowhead CU, Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-Calif.) heeds the advice of his grandmother when it comes to his legislative work with credit unions: "Don't forget who you are and where you came from," she always told him.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: Sherman remains committed to CUs

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
As co-sponsor of H.R. 989, a CUNA-supported bill that would allow credit unions to raise other forms of capital, Rep. Brad Sherman's credit union credentials were firmly established before he took the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference stage Tuesday.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: New CUNA Chairwoman Streifel: We need to be bold

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
Credit unions face their Alan Shepard moment, said new CUNA Board Chairwoman Susan Streifel Tuesday at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference general session.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: CUNA resolution honors Herring family legacy

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
Bill and Catherine Herring, the children of legendary credit union creator Louise Herring, have carved a mighty legacy of their own right.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: Hill wakes up to CU awareness with CUNA-sponsored breakfast trucks

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:37am
Food trucks bearing free coffee and breakfast treats from local small businesses flanked the Senate and House of Representatives sides of the Capitol this morning, sharing the credit union message with passers-by.2015-03-11T00:00:00-05:002015-03-11T09:37:41Z
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GAC: 2015 year of reg relief, NCUA's Matz to attendees

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
National Credit Union Administration Chair Debbie Matz touted 2015 as the year of regulatory relief from the stage of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference Monday morning.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Nussle says there's a whole lot of members out there to engage

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
Credit union advocacy is all about numbers, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle told a crowd of nearly 5,000 credit union leaders during his speech Monday at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Boehner highlights CU membership--#100M strong

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) gave some advice on getting things done in a video address to nearly 5,000 credit union leaders at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference Monday.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Grassley encourages credit union dialogue

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
As chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) will help shape legislation that will be key for credit unions in the coming months. In addressing CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference Monday, Grassley said his door is always open to credit unions.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Neugebauer spells out goals for CU regulatory relief

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
Less than a week after introducing a bill that would broaden the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau--a bill supported by CUNA--Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) was in front of credit union leaders at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference laying out his plan to provide credit unions further regulatory relief.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Former White House press sec says DC gridlock 'an aberration'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer characterizes the gridlock that has consumed Capitol Hill for the past several years as an "aberration"--and he said HE believes the next president will be well-positioned to resolve the logjam.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Pierce leaves CUNA board, Streifel new chairwoman

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
Susan Streifel, president/CEO, Woodstone CU, Federal Way, Wash., was elected Monday as chairwoman of CUNA's board of directors, during a board meeting at the 2015 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: Metsger says retailers should 'pay the consequences' for breaches

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
National Credit Union Administration Vice Chair Rick Metsger called on retailers to shoulder the cost of data security breaches in remarks at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference Monday.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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GAC: CU message will be brought to a Congress 'poised to act'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:35am
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan told attendees at CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference that the 114th Congress seems ready to bring much needed regulatory relief.2015-03-10T00:00:00-05:002015-03-10T09:34:58Z
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