O’Brien: Advocacy continues thru Congress’ August recess

NAFCU Director of Political Affairs Dan O’Brien, in a Credit Union Times editorial, reminded credit union representatives Friday that credit union advocacy does not stop when lawmakers go home for their August recess.

“Lawmakers will be in their home districts and states for five weeks,” O’Brien wrote. “[They] will be spending a lot of time with their constituents and meeting with businesses in the community. This is a great time for credit unions to let their lawmakers know how important it is that they cosponsor and support the passage of several important regulatory relief proposals awaiting action in Congress.”

O’Brien particularly encouraged credit union representatives to invite lawmakers to visit their credit union, attend a town hall meeting, or contact their lawmakers through a letter or via social media.

O’Brien also emphasized NAFCU’s top legislative advocacy priorities, which include:

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