NAFCU statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette

WASHINGTON, DC (August 4, 2016) — National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) President and CEO Dan Berger issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette, R-Ohio, who served in the U.S. House from 1995-2013 and was a chief sponsor of landmark legislation preserving credit union fields of membership:

“We were saddened to learn of the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette. He was a valued friend of credit unions and a vocal champion in the fight to ensure consumers’ ability to choose where they will obtain financial services. NAFCU remains grateful to him for his leadership and support on credit union issues, particularly as a chief sponsor of the 1998 Credit Union Membership Access Act. Our thoughts are with his family.”


The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions is the only national trade association focusing exclusively on federal issues affecting the nation’s federally-insured credit unions. NAFCU membership is direct and provides credit unions with the best in federal advocacy, education and compliance assistance. For more information on NAFCU, go to or @NAFCU on Twitter.


Molly Safreed, (NAFCU)

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