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Inside Washington (03/03/2011)
* ALEXANDRIA, VA. (3/4/11)--The National Credit Union Association’s (NCUA) next free Credit Union Roundtable session is coming up April 14 in Birmingham, Ala., at the Doubletree Hotel. Stipends are available up to $350 from the NCUA for credit unions with assets of $10 million or less. The workshop, however, is open to all credit unions regardless of asset size. Roundtable topics are to include: issues facing credit unions; financial literacy, education, and savings; what the NCUA’s Consumer Protection Office means to credit unions; and more. Registration is open now … * WASHINGTON (3/4/11)--The House Financial Services Committee, expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would kill the Obama administration’s often-criticized Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), has pushed that vote back to a later time. (Reuters March 3) The committee intended to keep its Thursday vote schedule for two smaller housing programs, but Chairman Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) announced the HAMP vote would be delayed until next week …


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