A room full of leaders: Congressional Caucus 2022

NAFCU Caucus Day One at Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill on Monday, September 12th, 2022 in Washington. (Joy Asico / Asico Photo)

I wanted to use this week’s blog to praise all of the incredible leaders I met at our 2022 Congressional Caucus, held in Washington, D.C. A huge thank you to the speakers and attendees for taking time out of their busy schedules to come and talk credit union advocacy, and to the NAFCU staff for working so hard to bring the event home.

I wanted to share some insights that I learned this week from the lineup of Congressional and regulatory leaders. As I listened to each speaker, I noticed that they all had nothing but positive words to say about credit unions.

During his remarks on Wednesday, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown exclaimed that he loves the way credit unions “look out for the public interest, better than anyone else in the financial services industry.”

On Tuesday, in a discussion with Ranking Member Patrick McHenry of North Carolina, the Congressman said one of his top priorities is to provide increased opportunities for credit unions to take risks to better serve the needs of those in your communities.


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