NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger kicked off the association’s 2019 Congressional Caucus with an in-depth Washington update for the hundreds of credit union representatives in town to advocate for credit union priorities. He also discussed the state of the industry, growth opportunities and economic trends.
“NAFCU derives its power from the men and women in this room,” Berger told attendees Monday morning. “You are our messengers and the stories that you tell on Capitol Hill are incredibly powerful.”
To start, Berger outlined a number of issues NAFCU and credit unions must remain vigilant on, including those related to taxes and NAFCU’s efforts to preserve the credit union tax exemption, Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) reforms and the association’s commitment to defending the industry against banker attacks and educate lawmakers and others on the credit union difference.
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