HARRISBURG, Pa. (1/22/09)--A credit union supporter was inaugurated as Pennsylvania treasurer Tuesday. State Treasurer Rob McCord took the oath of office on Tuesday. This is McCord’s first term as State Treasurer (Life is a Highway Jan. 21). The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) said it looks forward to building a relationship with McCord’s office, especially since he is supportive of the Credit Union Better Choice program--a payday lending alternative developed by PCUA in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Treasury. The association’s Christina Mihalik, assistant vice president, governmental affairs, and Christine Seitz, governmental affairs specialist, covered the state ceremonies and inaugural receptions.