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Sen. Reeves Receives Virginia Credit Union League Endorsement

Sen. Bryce Reeves has released news of our endorsement!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2015
Contact: Brit McKenzie
Phone: 540-940-3013
Email: brit@brycereeves.com

Senator Reeves Receives Virginia Credit Union League Endorsement

RICHMOND, Va— The Virginia Credit Union League, the... More

Reps Ask for Voluntary NCUA RBC Study: Agency Reply Expected Soon

(From CUNA's News Now, Oct. 8)-Three legislators wrote to National Credit Union Administration Chair Debbie Matz this week, asking the agency to conduct a study into the effects of its revised risk-based capital proposal. An agency spokesperson confirmed the NCUA received the request, and that it would... More

House Passes Bill to Delay Enforcement of New Mortgage Disclosures

The House voted 303 to 121 on Wednesday to pass a bill that would delay enforcement of new mortgage disclosures that went into effect on Oct. 3.

The Homebuyers Assistance Act would shield lenders from private litigation as well as regulatory enforcement actions during a five month period.

The legislation... More

1st Advantage's Mike Flanary Honored by CUs, League for Advocacy Work

Mike Flanary - Resolution

Mike Flanary (pictured right), was saluted Oct. 7 at the Legislative Forum for his advocacy work on behalf of Virginia's credit... More

CU Members Meet with Rep. Rigell in Washington

ABNB FCU - Meeting with Rep. Rigell

Credit union representatives recently met with Congressman Scott Rigell to discuss a number of issues important to credit unions.... More

Young Professionals Network Hosts Laser Tag Event to Support VACUPAC

Laser Tag Participants Raise Funds for VACUPAC

Laser Tag Participants Raise Funds for VACUPAC

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List of VACUPAC Golf Sponsors Grows, But We Still Need Your Support!

Many thanks to our fine sponsors that are making the Oct. 6 VACUPAC Golf Classic possible! This event is our signature fundraiser for the Virginia Credit Union Political Action Committee (VACUPAC), the only political action committee working exclusively for the benefit of Virginia-based credit unions.... More

Paul, Whitehouse Intro MBL Cap Increase in Senate

(From CUNA's NewsNow)
WASHINGTON (9/11/15)--Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ken.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Jack Reed, both Democrats from Rhode Island, introduced a credit union member business lending (MBL) bill this afternoon to increase the statutory cap to 27.5% of a credit union's assets. 

Under... More

Credit Unions Meet with Congressman Forbes in Chesterfield

Credit union constituents of Rep. Randy Forbes (R-4) met with him Thursday in his district office to discuss issues of concern, ranging from regulatory relief to economic development.

Meeting with Forbes were: Patsy Stuard, CEO of Fort Lee Federal Credit Union; Patsy Smith, CEO of Peoples Advantage Federal... More

Piedmont Chapter Hosts Local Lawmakers

CONTACT:

Karin Sherbin
800.768.3344, ext. 626
ksherbin@vacul.org 

State Sens. Frank Ruff (R-15) and Bill Stanley (R-20), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-9) , and staff for Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-9) and Robert Hurt (R-5) spoke at the Piedmont Chapter’s annual legislative... More

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