Commercial Lending

Democratic Report Highlights Ex-Im Bank Benefits

The U.S. Export-Import Bank has contributed positively to economic growth and its current expired state could “damage the U.S. economy,” Democratic staff for the Joint Economic Committee said yesterday in a new report.

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Keating Op-Ed Challenges CUs’ Business Lending Push

ABA President and CEO Frank Keating kept up the pressure on the National Credit Union Administration and the credit union industry with an op-ed today in The Hill noting that -- in addition to being exempt from taxes -- credit unions enjoy a “compliant federal regulator that often acts like a cheerleader for the industry it is supposed to be supervising.”

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NCUA Head to Testify as Agency Subverts Congressional Intent

National Credit Union Administration Chairman Debbie Matz will appear before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit tomorrow -- her first appearance before Congress since 2011 -- and ABA urged House members to hold NCUA accountable for its efforts to subvert congressional intent.

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