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Congress: Credit Unions Help Frame the Issues in Play

With the current recess in Washington, D.C., it provides a good window of time to engage members of Congress to help illustrate the impact (either positive or negative) of the bills in play. Credit unions took...

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Post-Session State Hearings Begin

While the Georgia Legislature is technically only “in” for the first few months of the year, the work that goes into the issues, bills and lobbying to help shape the issues takes place year-round. This is done through regular engagement of...

In-District Credit Union Connection with Key Freshman Legislator

On July 17th State Rep. Erick Allen (D-Smyrna) toured Delta Community Credit Union’s location in his district for an indoctrination of what the industry is, and what’s important to credit unions legislatively. In the course of the tour Rep. Allen...

Large Volume of Credit Union Issues See Action in Congress

Congress has tackled a wide variety of issues of interest to the credit union industry, with all eyes this week on the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hearing on potentially removing the federal barriers surrounding financial services...

Focus on the Future: Growing Advocacy Through Strategy

Growing advocacy strength happens at all levels … from within a branch creating relationships with legislators, within a credit union growing connections and implementing an individual advocacy strategy, within the industry working together with...

Project Zip Code: Make Sure Your Credit Union Counts!

Articulating precisely how many individuals are credit union members in a federal or state legislative district is a powerful thing, and it’s an easy thing to do if your credit union utilizes Project Zip Code. Most credit unions run this at the...

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