NAFCU urges credit union advocacy ahead of CHOICE Act vote

first_img 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr With the House expected to vote on the Financial CHOICE Act next week after the Memorial Day recess, NAFCU is urging credit unions to reach out to lawmakers now to advocate strongly for regulatory relief.The CHOICE Act – introduced by House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas – includes provisions that would ease some mortgage rules, require a review of appropriate risk capital levels, rein in the CFPB’s authorities and more.Recess periods are a prime opportunity for credit unions to connect with members of Congress while they visit their home states and districts and to show them the importance of regulatory relief for credit unions and their members.NAFCU’s Grassroots Action Center helps credit unions find contact information for their lawmakers and look up key credit union-related legislation to see where their members of Congress stand on those bill. continue reading »last_img read more

Foley hoping for place against the Wallabies

first_imgThe Clonmel native impressed in yesterday’s comfortable 49-7 win in Dublin, where himself and Leinster’s Dominic Ryan wore the green jersey for the first time at senior test level.And Foley says that confidence is high heading into this weekend’s final test against the Wallabies.Staying with Ireland and management has confirmed that Chris Henry had suffered a temporary blockage of a small blood vessel in his brain. The Ulster flanker was ruled-out of the recent November International against South Africa after complaining of a severe migraine.Further tests have now revealed the extent of the problem and the player is now resting at home and will need to undergo further tests and a specialist opinion.Meanwhile, Mike McCarthy reported suffering some concussion after yesterday’s win over Georgia and he’ll now have to complete the return to play protocols before being considered for this Saturday’s clash with Australia.Centre Jared Payne is continuing his recover from a foot injury while hooker Rory Best is set to train fully this week and will be available for selection.last_img read more