Credit Unions


, Politico
Anthony Lamorena

From Politico:

FREE MARKET GROUPS ASK REPUBLICANS TO REBUFF CARD FEES AMENDMENT: Leaders from nearly three dozen right-leaning and free-market groups are calling on Republican lawmakers to…

Coalition Opposes Credit Card Competition Act
Eli Lehrer

Dear Member of Congress:
We, the undersigned organizations, oppose the inaccurately named Credit Card Competition Act of 2022 (S. 4674). The bill is a backdoor price control, and extension and…

Joint Industry Letter on QRM Risk Retention Review
R.J. Lehmann

The undersigned organizations representing financial services, real estate finance, housing, consumer affairs, and civil rights appreciate the opportunity to respond to the notice of commencement of…

R Street Applauds Committee Passage of Bill to Legalize Cannabis Banking
R.J. Lehmann

WASHINGTON (March 28, 2019) – The R Street Institute urges the full U.S. House to take up H.R. 1595, legislation ensuring that banks and credit unions do not face federal sanctions for providing…

R Street Welcomes Committee Efforts on Marijuana Banking
R.J. Lehmann

2019) – The R Street Institute welcomes today’s hearing by the U.S. House Committee
on Financial Services exploring access to banking services for legitimate…

, Daily Caller
It’s Time To Let Marijuana Companies Into The Banking System
Eli Lehrer

Whatever the harms of marijuana use, America’s debate over legalization seems to have ended. Consider the facts: Some form of pot is now legal in 33 states and the District of Columbia,…

, Artemis
Should Fannie & Freddie transfer earthquake risk to the capital markets?

From Artemis:
The two government-sponsored enterprises (GSE’s) in mortgage risk, Fannie Mae (the Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (the Federal Home Loan Mortgage…

, Credit Union Journal
Credit unions send NCUA back to the drawing board on PAL proposal
R.J. Lehmann & Alan Smith

From Credit Union Journal:

R.J. Lehmann (L), director of finance, insurance and trade policy, and Alan Smith (R), midwest director and senior fellow, R Street Institute:

“We would…

R Street comments to NCUA on Payday Alternative Loans
R.J. Lehmann & Alan Smith

The R Street Institute appreciates the opportunity to comment on the proposed Payday Alternative Loans (PAL) II rule. The R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public-policy-research…

Research & Commentary: Feds reconsidering credit union tax exemption
R.J. Lehmann

From The Heartland Institute:
Don’t Tax Credit Unions … Or Community Banks, Either

Don’t tax credit unions…or community banks, either

R. J. Lehmann of the R…

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