Upcoming recess opportunity to continue advocacy momentum

CUNA is engaged with several activities on Capitol Hill this week, the last week both the House and Senate are in session before both chambers recess until June 5. CUNA Chief Advocacy Office Ryan Donovan urges credit unions to keep up the advocacy momentum over the recess, arranging credit unions visits, in-district meetings and other opportunities.

“The upcoming recess is a great opportunity to get the credit union message out in policymakers’ home districts,” Donovan said. “We’ve seen some congressional attention on regulatory relief, and it’s up to credit union leaders to make sure we keep that momentum when Congress gets back.”

One piece of regulatory relief legislation, the Financial CHOICE Act, will not make it to the House floor this week. It will likely receive consideration when the House returns from recess.

CUNA is also engaged in the following hearings this week:

  • Tuesday, 10 a.m. (ET): House Committee on Ways and Means second hearing in its series of hearings on comprehensive tax reform. CUNA wrote to the committee for last week’s tax reform hearing;


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