The General Assembly convenes Wednesday, but the legislators are already back in Richmond holding fundraisers and getting caught up with each other and hearing from lobbyists on their issues.
Virginia’s credit unions were part of the mix, with League President Rick Pillow and Governmental Affairs Director... More
League officials representing credit unions continued the pre-session whirlwind in Richmond Tuesday afternoon by attending the Senate Republican reception and luncheon. At the event, League President Rick Pillow and Director of Governmental Affairs Karin Sherbin talked with most members of the Senate... More
League President Rick Pillow and Karin Sherbin, director of governmental affairs, attended a fundraiser Tuesday morning for Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling. The event was one of a series of fundraisers held in Richmond before the start of the General Assembly session on Wednesday.
This opportunity gave credit union... More
Found this in the American Banker newspaper today:
Consumer advocates still aren’t sure if new federal caps on debit card swipe fees will end up helping or hurting consumers.
“It is too early to predict whether consumers will see some savings as a result of the new fee restrictions,” James L. Brown,... More
Your League wants to share the latest on bills we’re monitoring at the General Assembly…
HB 822 Mortgage modification; application; limitations on foreclosure.
SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:
Mortgage modification; application; limitations on foreclosure. ... More
Remains to be seen just how eventful this session of the General Assembly will be, but it’s certainly shpaing up to be a busy session. We’ve got a long list of bill we’re tracking for their impact or potential impact on credit unions. Check out those resources here.
HB 1093 GARNISHMENT.
Hampton Roads, Piedmont, Southside and Tidewater credit union members, 80 strong, visited with their lawmakers and legislatives aides today to kick off a round of CU Days at the General Assembly.
Other groups at the General Assembly today included AARP and the Virginia Medical Society, illustrating how... More
A dozen advocates from Central VA this morning met with 10 legislators or aides as part of the ongoing CU Days at the General Assembly this year. One impromptu meeting even took place in the hallway as Tim Schmoyer of Park View ran into Del. Tony Wilt, the patron of a bill that responds to credit union... More
Former Sen. and past Virginia Gov. George Allen met with representatives of the Virginia League and Virginia’s credit unions in Richmond on May 29 to discuss the possibility of the League endorsing Allen in his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat of the retiring Jim Webb.
Gov. Tim Kaine is also seeking... More
Last week, Martinsville DuPont Credit Union had a surprise with its meeting with Angie Hall, field representative of Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-9). Besides the Congressman’s aide, the Congressman himself showed up!
MDCU’s Andrew Reynolds and Kevin Laine report that the unexpected visit with the... More