Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

Washington
N.C., S.C. Leagues, CUs Kick Off 2013 Hill Hike Advocacy
WASHINGTON (5/14/13)--Credit union leaders from North Carolina and South Carolina this week will kick off Spring advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill. These visits come at a vital time for credit unions, as tax reform and regulatory relief are on the minds of many in Congress.

"These groups continue to show the credit union commitment to advocacy. North Carolina and South Carolina credit unions have been some of the most frequent visitors in the 15 years of the Hike the Hill program," Credit Union National Association Senior Vice President of Political Affairs Richard Gose said.

Both groups said communicating credit unions' positive impact on their communities and membership will be their highest priority. The hikers will also target congressional support for legislation to increase the member business lending cap,  enhanced supplemental capital access, and other credit union priorities during their visits.

North Carolina Credit Union League staff will be accompanied by representatives from Raleigh's Coastal FCU and Local Government FCU; Waynesville's Mountain CU; Winston Salem's Allegacy FCU and Winston-Salem FCU; Charlotte Metro FCU; and Salisbury's Lion's Share FCU.

The South Carolina Credit Union League  group will include representatives from Hartsville's SPC CU, Charleston's Heritage Trust FCU; Palmetto Cooperative Services; Greenville's SC Telco FCU and Greenville FCU; and Sumter's SAFE FCU.

Both groups will also meet with National Credit Union Administration Deputy Director of Examination and Insurance Tim Segerson and attend the NCUA's Thursday open board meeting.

Credit union representatives from Oregon, Washington and Missouri have planned late May hikes. Michigan, Texas, Wisconsin and Arkansas credit union groups are scheduled to visit Washington in June.
RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
What role are #creditunions playing in @gatesfoundation's 2030 vision of financial services? Read #NewsNow Monday
11 hours ago
Consumers fear inaccurate info lingers on credit reports, says @FTC study Read @CUNA's News Now: http://t.co/RzNLMnaROO
13 hours ago
@PCUA has formed a @LinkedIn networking group for former bankers turned #creditunion employees.
13 hours ago
.@politico reports Democrats haven't picked the city yet, but their 2016 convention will be held the week of July 25.
13 hours ago
.@cuna, @DCUC_HQ urge @CFPB to exempt #CUs from changes to Military Lending Act rules cuz CUs aren't part of the targeted problem. NN Monday
15 hours ago