Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
New Mexico CUs meet with candidates
State Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), right, chats with White Sands FCU CEO William Jacobs, left, and Sandia Area FCU Vice President of Marketing Jeff Cain at a town hall for candidates for a U.S Senate seat and hosted by the Credit Union Association of New Mexico. (Photo provided by the Credit Union Association of New Mexico)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (3/19/12)--New Mexico credit union representatives from around the state met with candidates vying for a U.S. Senate seat at a town hall hosted by the Credit Union Association of New Mexico Wednesday.

At the town hall were State Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-1), former State Rep. Heather Wilson (R), and state auditor Hector Balderas (D). They are running for the seat of Jeff Bingaman (D), retiring senior U.S. senator from New Mexico.

About 25 people, including credit union board members, CEOs and staff, listened to presentations from the candidates and asked questions.

Among the topics they addressed were the Dodd-Frank Act, member business lending and taxation of credit unions.

The candidates discussed their views and records on issues affecting credit unions and their members. All three said they are long-time credit union members.

This was the first step in the candidates' quest to gain the credit union movement's endorsement in the race.


RSS print
News Now LiveWire
Another state will probe the Experian data breach; learn more in tomorrow's edition of #NewsNow #CUNA #creditunions
14 hours ago
Canada's @Vancity to support phase 3 of @WOCCU's Build the Brand http://t.co/6IMSvA8LMZ
14 hours ago
Yesterday, #creditunions across the country encouraged members to #gogreen on #EarthDay http://t.co/boBamaLJoh #greenliving
17 hours ago
As ticket prices for sporting events soar, #creditunions are pitching in to drive down costs for members http://t.co/EgrrtkVlgt
19 hours ago
Shodair Children's Hospital in MT receives #NCUF @BizKidsTV, thanks to @mtcus4you http://t.co/oxGAbqpU5h
19 hours ago