Hood, FI regulators talk safety, soundness with lawmakers

first_imgNoting the consolidation of the credit union industry due to burdensome regulations, NAFCU’s Brad Thaler urged members of the House Financial Services Committee to balance regulatory relief with enhancing the safety and soundness of the financial system ahead of today’s hearing with financial regulators, including the NCUA.Set to begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern, the committee will hear from NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting, FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams and Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles.Thaler, NAFCU’s vice president of legislative affairs, reiterated the association’s regulatory and legislative tenets:a regulatory environment that allows credit unions to grow; continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Clifford O. Niese

first_imgClifford O. Niese, age 73 of Batesville, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the St. Andrews Health Campus.  Born February 27, 1945 in Batesville, he is the son of Pauline (Nee: Koetter) and Louis Niese.  He married Elizabeth White June 26, 1971 at St. Joseph’s Church in Florence, Alabama.  Cliff worked at the Hill-Rom Company 39 years before retiring in 2009 and was a member of St. Louis Church and the Knights of St. John Commandry #243.Family was important to Cliff.  He always loved having his family around and enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends.  He liked old tractors, antiques, swimming and fishing.  According to his family, he was a fan of Colts, Reds, I.U. basketball and had a weakness for black licorice.  Having lost his eyesight, the one thing he didn’t like was being told “no”.Cliff is survived by his wife Elizabeth; daughter Deborah Garbarini; sons Kevin and Keith Niese, all of Batesville; his mother Pauline of Batesville; sisters Pat Schrank of Oldenburg, Viola Billman of Sunman, Lucille Honnert of St. Mary’s; brothers Virgil and Dale Niese, both of Batesville, Jim Niese of St. Peter’s and seven grandchildren.  In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by his sister Ann Montag.Visitation is Monday, November 26th, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home.  Funeral services are 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 27th at St. Louis Church with Rev. Stan Pondo officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family requests memorials to the Indiana School for the Blind or the St. Louis Cemetery Fund.last_img read more

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