This week: NAFCU eyes Nov. 6 elections, CECL implementation talks, Fed rates meeting

first_imgAmericans will vote tomorrow in the midterm elections. Pre-election polling continues to hint that Democrats are poised to possibly win control of the House in the next Congress while the Senate is expected to remain in Republican hands. NAFCU’s award-winning advocacy team remains active on Capitol Hill on top industry issues.NAFCU is engaged in tomorrow’s elections and will provide analysis following the results. Ahead of the elections, credit unions can gain some insights from this Q&A with NAFCU Director of Political Affairs Chad Adams.The current Congress is expected to return to Washington next week for a lame duck session. NAFCU is pushing for relief under the Bank Secrecy Act, data security and NCUA’s risk-based capital (RBC) rule before the year’s end. NAFCU will also be engaged as the Senate is expected to take up a number of pending nominations, which could include Kathy Kraninger to lead the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Rodney Hood’s nomination to serve on the NCUA Board has yet to be taken up by the Senate Banking Committee. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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‘Face of Paynesville’ Organizer Lauds Contestants

first_imgThe chief organizer of “Face of Paynesville” beauty pageant Lyee Bility has lauded contestants for showing a keen interest in the second edition of the program.“The registration process began at a very slow pace, but it all ended well,” he said. He said further said, “without these contestants there could be no Face of Paynesville and after one month of hard work, I would just like to congratulate everyone for a job well done.”He said the commitment shown by the contestants during the registration was beyond the team’s imagination, giving them a reason to extend heartfelt gratitude for such efforts.“We entertain the hope that this newly established friendship with the participants will go a long way,” he said. “My heart is filled with joy that most of the contestants that registered for the show are community-friendly and individuals with good character.”The registration process of the competition, which began in July, ended August 31 with 12 contestants from various communities in Paynesville entering the event.The winner of this year’s “Face of Paynesville” will walk away with a car, an increase in the cash prize of US$3,500 and a laptop, among others.He said the competition has now entered its second phase, where the contestants will be taught all basic skills of pageantry, including how to speak, walk, dance, pose and portray themselves confidently.He said also as organizer his team remains committed to its promise of making young girls realize their dream through pageantry. It is our prayer that they continue that same spirit of enthusiasm shown during the registration process. The second edition of Face of Paynesville will be held under the theme: “Introducing the Beauty of Fashion in Paynesville.” The event will be a reality show featuring beachwear, evening gowns and an interview before a panel of judges.“Face of Paynesville” is geared towards the empowerment of young girls within Paynesville City.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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