Podcast: CUNA builds on advocacy success

Ryan Donovan outlines CUNA’s 2019 legislative priorities.

As CUNA’s Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan tells it, advocacy is a process.

In 2019, America’s credit unions will build on a process that brought them nearly unprecedented success in 2018. CUNA stood tall for America’s credit unions in 2018 with the passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, as the year’s advocacy highlight.

Donovan says 2018’s advocacy results validated CUNA’s 360-degree advocacy approach—a grassroots strategy that fosters engagement from system players at all levels from every direction.

As evidence of the success of that grassroots strategy CUNA greets a 116th Congress that, while radically divided by almost every measure, represents what Ryan describes as “credit union majority.”


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