CFPB taskforce should examine impact of rulemaking

first_imgThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law should look closely at how the CFPB’s rules have impacted credit unions, CUNA wrote to the CFPB Monday. The CFPB is seeking information to assist with the taskforce, which was announced last October.“We urge the Taskforce, as it conducts its review, to look closely at the outsized impact that the Bureau’s rules have had on credit unions as community-based financial institutions and to recommend the Bureau streamline regulations with an eye toward improving the financial health and well-being of consumers,” the letter reads. “To that end, credit unions believe the Bureau’s rules should focus on Wall Street banks and the unregulated and under-regulated sectors of the financial services industry.”The letter outlines several legislative and regulatory recommendations to ensure credit unions can continue to provide high-quality financial products and services to members. Among the major principles, CUNA highlighted:The current single-director CFPB leadership structure should be replaced with a bipartisan commission, ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

Wellington ‘Cruise-aders’ win easily over Mulvane

first_imgWellington girls 65 Mulvane 46 17 6 14 10 46 12 9 Wellington 69 Wellington boys 69 Mulvane 46 Mulvane: Melick 2, Haynes 6, Williams 3, Simon 4, Christian 3, Tharp 5, Chambers 19, Wilson 2. Total 12 (4) 10-12 46 Wellington: Gilmore 2, Ca.Phelps 21, Co. Phelps 10, Frame 1, Snipes 8, King 25, Ybarra 2. Total: 26 (0) 17-22 69. 65 20 Mulvane: Myears 2, Price 17, Blaine 11, Ellis 12, Helbing 4. Total 12 (3) 13-18 46 22 ————The Wellington boys opened the game taking a 10-0 lead including scoring the quickest deuce in the history of basketball (Ok, maybe that’s a hyperbole). On the jump ball, Ian King flipped it to Connor Phelps which scored in less than 5 seconds.The Crusaders would never trail in this game, but Mulvane made an early second quarter run, narrowing the margin to 16-14. Wellington head coach Brian Buchanan called timeout and gave the boys a wake-up call.From that point forward it was all Wellington. The Crusaders led 35-20 at the half. They would take a 57-37 lead into the fourth quarter en route to a running clock.Wellington was led by Ian King with 25 and Cade Phelps with 21. Interestingly, Wellington scored 69 points without a 3-pointer.The Crusaders 9-8 travel to Collegiate against the always run-and-gunning-25-players-on-the-bench Spartans. Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.center_img Mulvane Wellington 10 Lauryn Snipes takes off to the basket after steal.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — There are exciting nights of basketball, and then there are nights like this one.The Wellington boys and girls easily defeated Mulvane by almost identical scores. The boys won 69-46 while the girls won 65-46 Tuesday night at home.The games were almost identical in the way they were played. Both Wellington varsity teams got the wrath of their coaches early. They both started rolling in the second quarter and would eventually win by a comfortable margin.The Crusader boys improved to 9-8 while the girls are 17-0.Mulvane basketball is struggling at the moment. Neither Wildcat teams have had little luck on the hardwood. The girls are 1-16 while the boys are 3-14.Nevertheless both teams gave Wellington a competitive game Tuesday for a sparse crowd at Crusader gymnasium.Wellington girls fell behind early, trailing at one point 11-5. Wellington head coach Eric Adams immediately benched all the starters and sent out the reserves. The Crusaders narrowed the margin with the reserves playing.The Crusader starters eventually came back in and Wellington would lead 14-13 at the end of the first quarter.It quickly got the lead into double digits but at the half Mulvane was trailing by seven points 34-27.The Crusaders never could quite get on track in the second half, but were never in doubt going on to win by 19.Grace Mitchell scored 22 while Avery Rusk had 15 and Lauryn Snipes 11.The Crusaders travel to Wichita Collegiate on Friday. Traditionally, the Lady Dukes have had trouble in that gymnasium. Follow us on Twitter. 21 Wellington: T. French 6, Snipes 11, S. French 5, Rusk 15, Mitchell 22, Moore 6. Total 17 (7) 10-20 65. 14 14 13 46 Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments 12 19 Mulvane 7last_img read more

Wednesday Marks Open of Southland Conference Soccer Tournament

first_imgTo advance, UIW will have to do something not many others have been able to do: score on Southland Goalkeeper of the Year Kyleigh Hall. The junior net-minder tallied a league-best eight shutouts and allowed the second-fewest goals (nine). In the regular-season meeting, Hall made seven saves and was only beat by an overtime penalty kick. Match 4 – No. 4 UIW vs. No. 5 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 8 p.m.Generating one of the best turnarounds in conference history, the Cardinals improved 11 points from their 2018 campaign to clinch the program’s first Southland Conference Tournament appearance.  UIW is one of just two Southland squads that played top-seed Lamar to a one-score game, falling to the other Cardinals, 3-2. FRISCO, Texas – The chase for the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament begins with four quarterfinal matches at the 2019 Southland Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament on Wednesday. The event is being hosted by Central Arkansas at the Bill Stephens Track & Soccer Complex in Conway, Ark. The winners from the first four matches will face off in the semifinals at 4 and 7 p.m. on Friday evening, and the championship tilt is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. on Sunday. All four quarterfinal games and the semifinal round will be streamed on the Southland Digital Network, and the title game can be seen on ESPN+. Match 2 – No. 3 Abilene Christian vs. No. 6 McNeese, 2 p.m.The Wildcats offense posted a league-high 24 shots per match and the second-most goals (31) in conference play. ACU flexed that in the regular-season meeting, defeating the Cowgirls 3-0 behind goals from first-team all-league pick Christina Arteaga and freshman duo Caylen Wright and Natalie Jones, the Southland Conference Freshman of the Year. 2019 Southland Conference Soccer Tournament Bracket (PDF) Match 3 – No. 1 Lamar vs. No. 8 Stephen F. Austin, 5 p.m.For the second time in the last three seasons, Lamar claimed the regular-season title with a 10-1 mark in league play. The Cardinals have thrived due to the success of Player and Forward of the Year Lucy Ashworth and Newcomer of the Year Esther Okoronkwo, who combined for 28 goals and 20 assists in league action (6.91 points per game).center_img The Bearkats’ were outscored by just three in their last five matches against tournament teams, including a 1-0 loss to the Lady Demons. Should SHSU find themselves in another close game, the Bearkats will look to feed all-conference midfielder Kalynn Bickford, who tied for third in the conference with three game-winners in Southland play. Appearing in its fourth-straight Southland Conference Tournament, McNeese will rival the Wildcats with quantity of chances, ranking third in the league with 17 shots per contest. The Cowgirls are led by third-team all-conference selection Havana Johnson, who ranked fifth in both shots (41) and shots on goal (19) against Southland opponents. While LU’s success has come more recently, the SFA has been one of the most storied programs with a conference-best 21 tournament appearances and 15 tournament wins. Second-Team All-Southland keeper Madeline Talbot has her work cut out for her, despite leading the league in save percentage (.929) and goals-against average (.551). No. 2 seed Northwestern State and No. 7 seed Sam Houston State open up quarterfinal action at 11 a.m. CT, and No. 3 seed Abilene Christian will begin its tournament title defense against No. 6 Seed McNeese at 2 p.m. Top seed and regular-season champion Lamar squares off with No. 8 seed Stephen F. Austin at 5 p.m., followed by No. 4 Seed UIW and No. 5 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 8 p.m. Match 1 – No. 2 Northwestern State vs. No. 7 Sam Houston State, 11 a.m.Defense has been the name of the game for the Lady Demons this season, allowing just eight goals in 11 conference matches, the fewest among the league. NSU had three members of their back line named to the all-conference teams, led by Defender of the Year Nicole Henry.last_img read more