CUNA, CUs say most of Crapo’s concerns can be addressed in SAFE Banking Act

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr CUNAcenter_img The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act can be modified to address most of is generally consistent with Senate Banking Chair Sen. Mike Crapo’s (R-Idaho) concerns in a manner consistent with the narrow objectives the bill was designed to achieve, CUNA wrote to Crapo Friday.In response to the Chair’s request for feedback on the cannabis legislation, CUNA noted that-with the exception of the Chairman’s proposal to add public health and safety requirements to the enforcement responsibilities of financial institutions-the SAFE Banking Act is already consistent with the Chair’s positions and would benefit from his proposed clarification language reinforcing the bill’s intent.CUNA urged the Chairman to advance the bill through the consideration process in order to allow his proposed changes to be offered as amendments that all of the members of the Senate Banking Committee can vote upon and responded to a series of proposals Crapo issued on the SAFE Banking Act and urged him to continue to advance the bill through the Senate Banking Committee’s consideration process.last_img read more

Syracuse splits doubleheader against University of Texas Arlington and Massachusetts

first_imgSyracuse split its games on Friday against UT Arlington and UMass in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the Tiger Classic. The Orange (1-1) fell to UT Arlington (1-0), 1-0, in its season opener, despite accumulating nine hits compared to the Mavericks’ four. The sole run of the game came in the bottom half of the second inning, when Cy’Andria Newton doubled to left field, driving in Laura Curry, who was on second base after a walk and stolen base. SU pitcher AnnaMarie Gatti lasted five innings, recording five strikeouts and five walks.In the top of the third, the Orange had runners on second and third with two outs, but Alicia Hansen popped out to right field. After two hitless innings in the fourth and fifth, Syracuse crafted a late comeback attempt, putting runners on first and second base with one out in each of the final two innings. The top of SU’s order could not convert in the seventh, as Sammy Fernandez grounded out and Gabby Teran flied out to end the game. The Orange left eight total runners on base.Freshman pitcher Miranda Hearn made her collegiate debut in relief of Gatti. The Sugar Land, Texas native pitched the bottom sixth, striking out one and allowing zero hits.Against UMass (0-1), Syracuse hopped out to an early lead after Neli Casares-Maher grounded out to second base with the bases loaded in the top of the first. Bryce Holmgren and Teran were both hit by pitches in the inning as well. SU built on its lead in the second when Hansen singled to right field, driving in Hannah Dossett.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAlexa Romero started on the mound for the Orange and allowed just two runners past first base. After a throwing error from Syracuse allowed Jena Cozza to reach third base with zero outs in the fourth inning, Romero shut down three straight batters, striking out two. The sophomore tallied 11 strikeouts and zero walks on the day.In the sixth, the Orange produced another offensive surge. With two runners on base, Fernandez doubled to right field, driving in one. Two batters later, Holmgren hit a two-RBI single to give SU a 4-0 advantage. Romero held UMass to one hit over the final two innings.Syracuse will resume play with two games tomorrow against Southern Mississippi and No. 8 LSU at 3:30 and 8:30 p.m., respectively. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on February 9, 2018 at 4:26 pm Contact David: [email protected]last_img read more