politics

OCC’s ‘fair access’ rule could be short-lived under Biden

01/14/21

Issued in the final days of the Trump administration, the regulation has united banks, gun-control advocates and environmentalists in opposition. It could be blocked by Congress or a comptroller chosen by the new president.

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Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan paused PAC giving to rethink its donations

01/13/21

Jamie Dimon said the reason JPMorgan Chase paused donations from its political action committee is to give the biggest U.S. bank time to reevaluate how it contributes to campaigns following last week's deadly siege on the Capitol.

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BofA halts political action committee spending decisions for now

01/12/21

Bank of America’s employee-funded political action committee is putting its allocation decisions on hold after a right-wing mob stormed the U.S. Capitol last week.

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Citigroup, JPMorgan pause political donations in wake of D.C. riots

01/10/21

The actions follow earlier announcements from Marriott International, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Commerce Bancshares, which said they are suspending financial support for all lawmakers who voted against certifying Joe Biden's election as president.

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PayPal blocks group that helped Trump supporters travel to D.C.

01/07/21

PayPal Holdings closed an account held by Joy In Liberty, one of the groups that paid for supporters of President Donald Trump to travel to Washington, where mobs stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

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Credit union-backed lawmakers among those contesting election

01/06/21

Several members of Congress challenging the result of the 2020 presidential contest received financial support from trade groups that could find themselves in hot water with some constituents.

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With Mark McWatters out, what’s next for NCUA?

11/24/20

The biggest questions following the former chairman's resignation aren't about regulation but whether the agency can recapture a spirit of bipartisanship and collaboration.

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Political speech at the office ‘may get worse’ post-election

11/12/20

A contentious presidential contest and social justice protests have forced employers to consider whether these types of topics should be discussed in the workplace.

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Biden transition teams add credit union CEO and former NCUA staffer

11/11/20

Bill Bynum, president and CEO of Hope Federal Credit Union, and Gail Laster, former director of the National Credit Union Administration's consumer-protection division, are working with the incoming administration.

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Politics, masks: How to defuse workplace tensions

11/11/20

Managers have been trained on how to resolve conflicts with customers. They can use that training to minimize intraoffice political squabbling.

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