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Inside Washington (03/18/2008)
* WASHINGTON (3/19/08)--Homeownership among the underserved must increase, Rodney Hood, vice chairman of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) emphasized Thursday at a Santee Sioux Tribe town hall meeting. The meeting, hosted by the MidAmerica Credit Union Association, briefed Hood on the tribe’s effort to charter a new federal credit union on the reservation to help tribal members. “From an economic standpoint, lifting homeownership rates for all Americans has never been more important. Owning a home is the foundation of wealth creation for families and is their quickest path to self-sufficiency,” Hood said. He then thanked credit unions for their help in promoting economic empowerment ... *
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WASHINGTON (3/19/08)--Forty-six credit union CEOs, senior staff and volunteers from Kentucky attended the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. March 2-6, according to the Kentucky Credit Union League (By the Way March 2008). During their Hill visits with lawmakers, this group of Kentucky attendees met with Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Ky.) on the steps of the Capitol. (Photo provided by the Kentucky Credit Union League) ...


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