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Illinois CUs active during legislative recesses
Credit union representatives from Illinois met with Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) during a summer legislative recess. From left are: Robert Palumbo, CEO, DuPage CU, Naperville; Bill Hicks, board chairman, DuPage CU; Robert Schroeder, CEO, Illinois Community CU; Libby Calderone, CEO, Earthmover CU; and Don Edwards, senior vice president of governmental affairs at the Illinois league.
Rep. Kay Hatcher (R-Ill.) also met with credit union representatives. From left are: Libby Calderone, CEO, Earthmover CU; Robert Schroeder, CEO, Illinois Community CU; and Hatcher. (Photos provided by the Illinois Credit Union League)
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (9/24/09)--Credit union representatives from Illinois visited with U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.) and State Rep. Kay Hatcher (R) in their local districts during recent legislative recesses, according to the Illinois Credit Union League. Credit unions updated Foster with key legislative and regulatory issues and priorities, including maintaining the independence of the National Credit Union Administration and the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, support of increasing the member business lending cap, and opposing to proposals regarding interchange. Foster serves on the subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the House Financial Services Committee. Staff from the Illinois Credit Union League; DuPage CU, Naperville; Earthmover CU, Aurora; and Illinois Community CU, Sycamore, were at the meeting. During a session with Hatcher, staff from the league, Earthmover CU and Illinois Community CU discussed credit union principles and how credit unions serve everyday consumers.


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