Legislative activity has a direct impact on how your credit union operates, the services and products it provides, and if the industry even exists. As such, it’s important to know the people and issues that impact credit unions – a savvy strategy perspective as a credit union, but even more so from a collective industry-wide perspective to shape the issues before they become law. But how can you provide your team the information in a quick and concise manner? It’s easy … to educate your board and/or your staff on these issues there are several resources available depending upon what you are seeking:
- Regular Information Straight to Your Team: To register a member of your team for Creating Influence newsletter, please share the name, credit union and contact information HERE).
- How Legislators Vote on the Issues that Matter to Credit Unions: Among the many tools available are the legislator profiles; these documents help illustrate the direct actions legislators take on the issues of key importance to the industry in a quick, concise manner.
- The Top State Issues that Impact Your Credit Union: There were more than 340 bills that required active lobbying and monitoring throughout the 2019 Georgia legislative session to protect credit unions. Access the quick one-pager on the top 20 issues to share with staff or board here.
- Even MORE Information: All the bills tracked in the 2020 Georgia state session can be found here.
Seeking some perennial materials to help educate all staff on why credit unions grow connections with legislators, care about the elections, or raise funds? Affiliated credit unions have access to these materials (found on the sidebar of the Creating Influence home site).