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Washington, D.C.: GCUA Engages Key Members of Congress

On June 5th GCUA executive leadership met with specific members of Congress in Washington, D.C. These quick Hill visits with key legislators and staff were orchestrated to draw greater attention to the issues...

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Register Today: Idea Institute 14

Don’t miss out on the early registration for the Idea Institute 14! This year’s event will return to Greenville, SC, after rave reviews from 2017 on the ease/enjoyment of venue and multiple activities right outside the hotel doors; mark your...

Credit Union Growth Strategy: Connections with Legislators

Chances are your credit union has a growth strategy, be that focused on members, assets, products, etc. But does it have a strategy when it comes to growing connections with legislators? It’s a simple fact that legislators vote on bills that can...

Resource for Board and Staff: Top 20 State Issues

Every state legislative session is a serious gamble with issues, challenges and political hurdles to address. The 2019 state session was no exception, by a longshot! In 2019 there were more than 340 bills of interest to credit unions that required...

Washington, D.C.: Credit Unions Engage FCC on Call Blocking Proposal

Credit unions, Leagues and CUNA have been pushing for regulatory intervention on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) draft declaratory ruling on default call blocking. While directed at unwanted robocalls, this draft ruling could have...

Deliver the Unexpected: Credit Union Annual Meeting/Convention

This week from May 13th through the 16th the GCUA Annual Meeting and Convention for credit unions was held in Jekyll Island. “Delivering the Unexpected” was this year’s theme, and it embodied not only the change in location, format and timing of...

Two Keys to Advocacy: Growing Relationships and Awareness

Two vital components to any legislative effort are having elected leaders who know and understand what makes credit unions unique and having credit union advocates who are aware of the importance of being involved legislatively. But those two things...

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