Internationally acclaimed author Malcolm Gladwell to speak at 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (December 6, 2018) – Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced that Malcolm Gladwell, author of New York Times bestselling books such as The Tipping Point and Blink, will deliver a keynote address at the 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. “We’re extremely proud to have Mr. … Read More

Senate confirms Kathy Kraninger as BCFP director

The Senate voted today to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger replaces Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and will serve a five-year term as director. “We’re pleased to have a new permanent director leading the BCFP, as credit unions and other parts … Read More

Friday Evening (11/9) Election Update From MWCUA

Although voting in the 2018 midterm election has been over for 3-days, the election continues for several candidates who are still locked in races that remain too-close-to-call.  Before heading off for the Veterans Day Weekend, I wanted to provide you with the latest update for some of those tight races … Read More

Credit Union Friendly Candidates Win in all three MWCUA states

As we continue to watch the election results come in late into the night, our team is encouraged to see candidates we endorsed winning in all three of our states. While every race hasn’t been called, we wanted to update you on election results so far in our three states: … Read More

MWCUA leads CEO group on executive hike

MWCUA Government Affairs led a group of our member CEOs on a high-level “hike the hill” trip. The group participated in meetings that ranged from political to public policy. Meetings included time with the NRCC (National Republican Congressional Committee) to talk congressional races around the nation. They also discussed policy issues … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Formally Endorses Mark Gordon for Governor of Wyoming

Support of credit unions and understanding of the need for continued regulatory relief led to the endorsement. Denver, CO (August 13, 2018) — The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA), which represents 21 of Wyoming’s federal credit unions, as well as credit unions in Colorado and Arizona, announces it is endorsing Republican … Read More

House passes reg relief for credit unions;

Washington, DC (July 19, 2018) – Today the House approved H.R. 6147, the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Credit Union National Association (CUNA) supports the legislation as it continues to build upon CUNA’s Campaign for Common-Sense Regulation. The bill would delay the effective date of National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) risk-based capital rule to … Read More

Credit unions show support for several candidates in Tuesday primary election

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2018) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Credit Union Legislative Action Committee (CULAC) are showing support for credit-union friendly congressional candidates in this week’s primary elections. Key states include Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma and Utah with runoff elections in Mississippi and South Carolina. CUNA and the Utah Credit Union Association are supporting former Massachusetts … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association, Maine Credit Union League Announce Support of STATES Act

Bill provides states’ rights and public safety protections DENVER, Co. & WESTBROOK, Me. (June 7, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) and the Maine Credit Union League (MCUL) today sent a letter to Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) supporting their bill, the Strengthening the … Read More

CUs earn historic victory as House passes S. 2155 reg. relief bill (Source: CUNA)

The House voted Tuesday to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), a bipartisan regulatory relief bill that will provide much needed regulatory relief for credit unions. Having passed the Senate in March, the bill now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature, which is … Read More