D.C. visits build credit union momentum

Throughout September, Leagues and credit unions representing nearly every state have traveled to Washington, D.C., to bring the credit union difference directly to policymakers. Just about every congressional office met with credit unions and Leagues as we demonstrated the power of credit unions to advance the communities they serve.

It’s no coincidence that we’ve also seen great progress on several credit union priorities, with hundreds of credit union advocates in town, including the House passage of the CUNA-League-led Credit Union Board Governance Modernization Act Thursday.

Congress—with limited time in D.C. before the election—is working on our priorities because of our advocacy work.

We also continue to fight back against House and Senate interchange bills, demonstrating to elected officials that these bills mean less security, fewer options, and higher costs to the consumer.

 

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