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Del. Charniele Herring Visits Credit Union House

Your League was proud to play host to Del. Charniele L. Herring (D-46) today at the Credit Union House of Virginia. Del. Herring serves as the Democratic Caucus Chair in the Virginia House of Delegates and is Past Chair of the Democratic Party of Virginia.

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VACUPAC Honors Bowen, Anuswith as Political Action Advocates of the Year

The Virginia Credit Union League honored Nicole Bowen, of Fairfax County Federal Credit Union, and Chris Anuswith, of ABNB Federal Credit Union, with Political Action Advocate of Year Awards on April 21 at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Virginia Credit Union League.

Credit Unions Thank Del. Greg Habeeb for Support During 2016 Session

Credit union representatives had a chance to say thank you to a major supporter in the 2016 General Assembly session and talk with two Congressmen at an event in Roanoke Monday evening.

Six credit union representatives attended a fundraiser for Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem). His guests were Congressmen Bob... More

Reps. Wittman and Beyer Add Names to CFPB Letter

 Two more Virginians -- Reps. Rob Wittman (R-1) and Don Beyer (D-8) -- are putting their names to the letter urging CFPB Director Richard Cordray to use his authority to exempt credit unions from bureau rulemaking when appropriate.

Cordray has argued he doesn’t have that authority. The Credit Union... More

Rep. Robert Hurt Signs On To CFPB Letter

Rep. Robert Hurt (R-5) has joined with 300 other House members in signing a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Cordray urging him to exempt credit unions from rulemaking when appropriate.

Cordray has argued he doesn’t have that authority. The Credit Union National Association has... More

Rep. Bob Goodlatte Signs CFPB Letter

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-6) is the latest Virginian to  sign the letter urging CFPB Director Cordray to exercise his authority to exempt community-based financial institutions from bureau rules when appropriate.

Members of our delegation who have already signed the letter are Reps. Comstock (R-10),... More

Rep. Forbes Signs CFPB Letter

We received word yesterday afternoon that Rep. Randy Forbes (R-4) has signed the letter urging CFPB Director Cordray to exercise his authority to exempt community-based financial institutions from bureau rules when appropriate.

Members of our delegation who have already signed the letter are Reps. Comstock... More

Congressman Connolly Adds Name To Letter on CFPB Authority

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11) has joined 144 other members of the House of Representatives in signing a letter that asks Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray to use his authority to exempt financial institutions from his agency’s rulemaking when appropriate.

Reps. Barbara Comstock... More

Credit Unions' Merger Legislation on Its Way to Becoming Law

Credit union legislation that brings new options for mergers among state-chartered credit unions has passed both houses of the General Assembly and is on its way to becoming law.
 
“This was a hard-fought battle, as we knew it would be,” said League President Rick Pillow. “Credit unions did... More

130 Credit Union Members Hear 11 Lawmakers at Annual Congressional Luncheon

By Karin Sherbin
ksherbin@vacul.org 

The League hosted a full house of credit union members and legislators at the annual Congressional Luncheon in Washington on Wednesday. Members from across the Commonwealth totaling 130 heard from 11 of Virginia’s 13 federal lawmakers.

They were: Sen. Kaine and... More

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