Nussle talks PPP rollout, CU difference with CBS News

first_img continue reading » Despite difficulties presented by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and accessing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), credit unions remain financial first responders for their members and businesses, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle told CBS News’ Chief White House correspondent Major Garrett this week. Nussle appeared on Garrett’s podcast The Takeout Monday to talk the credit union difference, PPP problems and his experiences in Congress and the administration during previous crises.Nussle served in Congress from 1991 to 2007 (including as chair of the House Budget Committee) and as director of the Office of Management and Budget from 2007 to 2009.Garrett, who told Nussle his first account when he moved to Washington, D.C. was at a credit union, asked Nussle’s thoughts and concerns with the rollout of the PPP’s two rounds of funding and where credit unions fit into that picture.Nussle said credit unions, as member-owned financial cooperatives, are “intensely local,” as they are made up of community members and are motivated to find ways to serve those communities through good times and bad. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Due to direct winter flights in Dubrovnik, 40% more arrivals were realized

first_imgMost overnight stays were made by guests from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Korea, the United States, Germany and Albania. Out of the total number of tourists from 1 to 31 January 2019, 14 guests stayed in 574 Dubrovnik hotels, which is an increase of 51% in hotel accommodation compared to January 48, and 2018 overnight stays were recorded, ie 27% more than last year. In January, 379 guests stayed in private accommodation, which is an increase of 12% compared to January 1, and 585 overnight stays were recorded, which is 7% more than the previous year. “Record tourist data in Dubrovnik in January are the result of direct winter flights from seven European destinations, but also the introduction of a charter program for senior groups from Scandinavia and Germany, organized by travel agency WTouristic, Karaci group members and RSD Reisen from Germany. May, over 11 visitors come to Dubrovnik. ” stand out from the Dubrovnik Tourist Board. During January 2019, there were 19.092 arrivals in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, which is 28% more than in January 2018, and 53.910 overnight stays, which is 10% more than in January 2018.  Dubrovnik-Neretva County also grew in January RELATED NEWS: According to the eVisitor tourist check-in and check-out system, not including nautical data, 1 tourists stayed in Dubrovnik from 31 to 2019 January 16, which is a total of 878% more than in the same period in 41. 2018 overnight stays, or 38% more than last year. In January, most guests came from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, South Korea, the United States, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Belgium, Finland and Austria.  ZAGREB AND DUBROVNIK INCLUDED IN MICHELIN GUIDE – MAIN CITIES OF EUROPE 2019 AIR FRANCE INTRODUCES DIRECT LINES PARIS – SPLIT IN SUMMER SEASON AND INCREASES THE NUMBER OF FLIGHTS TO DUBROVNIKlast_img read more