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Virginia Credit Union League Endorses Del. Rosalyn Dance in Re-Election Bid

May 7, 2013 by Lewis Wood

The Virginia Credit Union League, the state trade association for the 179 not-for-profit credit unions based in the commonwealth, has endorsed Del. Rosalyn Dance in her re-election bid for the Virginia House of Delegates' 63rd District.

The Virginia Credit Union League, the state trade association for the 179 not-for-profit credit unions based in the commonwealth, has endorsed Del. Rosalyn Dance in her re-election bid for the Virginia House of Delegates' 63rd District.

The Democrat and former Petersburg city mayor has served in the House since 2005.

"Del. Dance has proven an invaluable ally in the House and has always offered credit unions an open door and listening ear on issues that interest or impact us," says Virginia Credit Union League President Rick Pillow. "On behalf of the almost 21,000 credit union members residing in her district, we heartily endorse Del. Dance's campaign and look forward to continuing to work together for the benefit of Virginia's families."

The Virginia General Assembly each year considers dozens of pieces of legislation that potentially impact the operations of member-owned credit unions or affect their ability to serve their members. The League lobbies lawmakers on behalf of credit unions, supporting legislation that benefits credit unions and their members, while opposing proposals that negatively affect operations and service.

"The Virginia Credit Union League recognizes the laws passed in Richmond and Washington affect the daily operations of our credit unions, which means those laws also affect the families that depend on us as their financial services partner," says Pillow. "That's why it's so important we return lawmakers like Del. Dance to Richmond, where she can fight for working families by supporting credit unions."

The Virginia Credit Union League is the state trade association for the commonwealth's 179 credit unions, which boast 7.7 million members worldwide, including 3 million Virginians, and more than $93 billion in assets. For more information about the Virginia Credit Union League, visit www.vacul.org.

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