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Aug 27, 2020

CrossState Joins Coalitions to Advance Immunity Legislation in NJ and PA

CrossState, along with other New Jersey and Pennsylvania trade associations, businesses, and organizations, wrote in support of legislation that would provide liability protections for healthcare practitioners and individuals providing business services from personal injury resulting from exposure to COVID-19 while on their premises.   Senate Bill 1239, sponsored by PA Sen. Lisa Baker, provides such protections if…

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Aug 26, 2020

CrossState, CUNA, and State Leagues Respond to FHFA; FHFA Delays Adverse Market Fee

CrossState joined CUNA and other state leagues on a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency in response to a recently announced fee increases for certain refinanced…

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Aug 24, 2020

CrossState Welcomes a New Co-Sponsor of H.R. 7777

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA-12) is the most recent congressional member from New Jersey and Pennsylvania to co-sponsor the Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act.   The legislation, sponsored…

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Aug 20, 2020

Networking Opportunities Await at CrossState Connect Virtual Convention

By now, most of us have attended a virtual event that otherwise might have been in person. Whether you joined in for our Evoke Marketing Conference, took…

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Aug 19, 2020

Join CrossState for Hike from Home this Fall

You’re invited to a day with key regulators, agencies, and political insiders to learn more about issues impacting credit unions, all held virtually, of course. On…

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Aug 17, 2020

Longtime ABCO FCU Board Director, CrossState Leadership School Scholarship Namesake, James Cotten Passes Away Peacefully

Willingboro, NJ— It is with deepest sorrow that we share the news of the passing of James A. Cotten, longtime ABCO FCU Board Director, credit union volunteer,…

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Aug 17, 2020

Network with Fellow Leaders at the Chapter Leaders Workshop in September

You’re invited to engage with your fellow chapter leaders and find new ways to bring your members together, even when social distancing protocols are in place….

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Aug 14, 2020

Support the Foundations and Share Your Hidden Talents

The New Jersey and Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundations change people’s lives by promoting financial education, professional development, disaster relief, and credit union relevance. They  provide four primary areas…

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Aug 13, 2020

CrossState InfoSight Topic Highlight: Complaint Management

Because the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) provides guidance that a credit union should have an effective complaint management system (CMS) in place, it…

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Aug 12, 2020

NJ COVID-19 Business Coalition Urges Governor to Let NJ Reopen for Business

The New Jersey Business Coalition, a collection of more than 100 business and nonprofit groups that includes CrossState Credit Union Association, submitted a letter to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, urging him to…

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Aug 11, 2020

What to Expect at CrossState Virtual Convention and How to Register

CrossState’s inaugural virtual convention offers the opportunity for you to connect with your credit union colleagues via virtual networking opportunities held throughout the two-day event, October 27-28. Celebrate the…

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Aug 5, 2020

CrossState Volunteer of the Year’s Namesake, James Cotten, Honored for Military Career

A giant of a patriot who once upon a time proudly helped the legendary Tuskegee Airmen defend the skies for their country is in a wheelchair now….

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Jul 31, 2020

NCUA Board Approves Final Field of Membership Rule, Proposes CECL Phase-in Plan

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) board approved changes to NCUA’s most recent Chartering and Field-of-Membership (FOM) rule for credit unions applying for a community charter approval, expansion, or conversion, and three additional items…

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Jul 30, 2020

MIC Award Winners Announced at Virtual Evoke Marketing Conference

The inaugural CrossState virtual Evoke Marketing Conference kicked off yesterday just before 10 a.m. After a quick introduction from the CrossState marketing team, Jeannette Magaro led the day as the first keynote…

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Jul 29, 2020

CrossState Sends Joint Letter to Gov. Wolf Regarding CUs Missing from Hazard Pay Grants

After Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced the availability of $50 million in grant funding to help employers provide hazard pay to employees in life-sustaining occupations during the…

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Jul 27, 2020

CrossState Pens Letter in Support of Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act

CrossState Credit Union Association demonstrated its support of S. 4117, the Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act by putting together a coalition of trade associations to sign  letters sent…

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Jul 23, 2020

A Credit Union Career Isn’t for Me. Change My Mind’— Credit Union of New Jersey’s Soma Sarkar Featured in Profile on Credit Union Careers

Creditunions.com recently published a feature with profiles of credit union leaders discussing how they cultivated a career in the industry, and how credit unions can recruit…

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Jul 14, 2020

Inaugural CrossState Convention Goes Virtual; Fall Event Schedule Modified

With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be celebrating our first year as the CrossState Credit Union Association by inviting credit union professionals and volunteers from…

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Sep 22, 2020

Banking Fund Legislation Introduced in PA Senate

Yesterday, Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) introduced legislation that would protect the PA Department of Banking and Securities Banking Fund. The legislation is in response to…

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Sep 22, 2020

CrossState Convention Speaker Highlight: Meridith Elliott Powell

CrossState’s inaugural virtual convention is full of networking opportunities, key learnings, and top-notch keynote speakers that will continue to move your credit union forward. As we…

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Sep 22, 2020

NJ Governor to Hold Live Chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci

During his daily COVID-19 briefing yesterday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he will hold a Facebook Live Chat with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of…

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Sep 22, 2020

Incentive-Based Savings Legislation Passes PA Senate Banking and Insurance Committee

Yesterday, the Pennsylvania Senate Banking and Insurance Committee passed Incentive-Based Savings legislation (HB 858). The legislation authorizes certain financial institutions, including state-chartered credit unions, to offer incentives for saving…

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Sep 22, 2020

NJ Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Childcare Tuition Assistance Program

The NJ Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson yesterday announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 childcare tuition assistance program the Murphy Administration has…

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Sep 22, 2020

Financial Services Industry Meet with PA DCED Sec. Davin

Credit unions and banks virtually met with PA Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Richard Davin for a roundtable discussion about Pennsylvania’s small businesses,…

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Sep 22, 2020

NJ Bill Targeting Customers Without Masks Clears Assembly Committee

 The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved a bill (A4453) that would enable the assessment of a fine of $500 to someone who enters or remains…

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Sep 22, 2020

PA Gov. Wolf Administration Highlights Efforts to Ensure that PPE is Available, Accessible, and Plentiful

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf yesterday highlighted the Wolf Administration’s efforts to respond to the state’s critical need for personal protective equipment (PPE) and ensure that mitigation-related products,…

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Sep 22, 2020

PA Senate Passes Measure to Prevent Phone Number Spoofing by Telemarketers

Telemarketers would be prohibited from spoofing phone numbers to fool consumers under a bill approved by the Senate today, according to Senate Majority Leader Jake…

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Sep 22, 2020

PA L&I Takes Additional Action Against New Wave of PUA Fraud

The PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) announced that due to an alarming spike in suspicious applications for unemployment benefits through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance…

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