Senate Banking Committee Hearing: “Domestic and International Policy Update”

Posted May 19, 2017

On May 18, 2017 the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing entitled “Domestic and International Policy Update” and featured lines of questioning on regulatory relief for community banks, housing finance reform and housing guarantees, beneficiaries of tax reform and several political issues such as the status of Keith Norieka at the OCC and methods of scoring tax relief legislation.   

Letter on Swipe Fee Vote Gains Signatures

Posted May 18, 2017

Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC) is gathering signatures for a letter to House GOP leaders that would urge them to let Members vote on whether to repeal the debit card fee cap known as the Durbin Amendment.

NACHA Government Relations Update - May 18, 2017

Posted May 17, 2017

NACHA's Government Relations update provides insight on policy matters at the federal and state level that could impact the ACH Network. In this edition: Trump Signs Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure; House Passes American Health Care Act of 2017 and more.

Trump Signs Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure

Posted May 17, 2017

On May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed a long-delayed cybersecurity executive order that is expected to launch sweeping reviews of the federal government’s digital vulnerabilities and directs agencies to adopt specific security practices.

The Month of May is the Perfect Opportunity to Increase Savings and Build Wealth through Direct Deposit and Split Deposit

Posted May 16, 2017

NACHA encourages workers to use the electronic deposit of payroll to automate their savings.

House Passes American Health Care Act of 2017

Posted May 5, 2017

On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017.

H.R. 10 – The Financial CHOICE Act, Clears House Financial Services Committee

Posted May 5, 2017

On May 4, 2017, H.R.10, The Financial CHOICE Act passed the House Committee on Financial Services by a vote of 34-26.

White House Issues Executive Order Re: American Technology Council

Posted May 4, 2017

On May 1, 2017, the White House issued an