WASHINGTON (12/21/07)--House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Ranking Member Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) have joined the growing list of speakers for the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) 2008 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC).
The 2008 GAC is March 2–6, and CUNA's first at the landmark Washington Convention Center. Frank and Bachus are scheduled to speak Wednesday morning of the conference. Visits to Capitol Hill are scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Also featured on the 2008 GAC program are Gen. Colin Powell and political commentator Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's "Hardball" and NBC's "The Chris Matthews Show." Other lawmakers on the program include Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.); Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.); House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.); and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.). New to the GAC this year is an opening kickoff concert Sunday evening, March 2, featuring the band "America" and sponsored by the CUNA Councils. Use the resource link below for more information or to register.