Leagues/CUs Hike the Hill in support of SAFE Banking, other priorities

CUNA Director of Advocacy Becca Durr speaks with West Virginia credit union leaders as part of their Hike the Hill activities. (WVCUL photo)

Credit union leaders from six states visited Washington, D.C. during a busy week in the Nation’s Capital, discussing credit union concerns with policymakers as the House was preparing for its historic vote on the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act.

Representatives from the Illinois Credit Union League, Minnesota Credit Union Network, New York Credit Union Association, Ohio Credit Union League, Montana Credit Union Network and West Virginia Credit Union League all visited with legislators and regulators during their visits.

Emily Leite, vice president of advocacy for the Ohio Credit Union League, said these trips are impactful for credit unions, as traveling hundreds of miles to Washington, D.C. illustrates the importance of the issues in question.


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