Del. Bobby Orrock (R-54) is in a primary fight, and has earned the endorsement of the League. Earlier this week, Virginia Credit Union offered its support by inviting the delegate to visit its Fredericksburg branch, which is in his district, later posting a photo of the visit on its Facebook page.... More
Credit unions and their members already are heeding the call from the Credit Union National Association and the state credit union leagues to deliver this message to federal lawmakers: Don't Tax My Credit Union. And CUNA continues to add resources to its Tax Status Toolkit to support advocacy efforts... More
League President Rick Pillow and Director of Governmental Affairs Karin Sherbin attended a fundraiser for Sen. Tim Kaine at our lobbying firm of Hunton & Williams in Richmond Monday morning. Hunton lobbyist Heidi Abbott hosted the event, which was attended by about a dozen people in addition to League... More
The Small Business Lending Enhancement Act (S. 968) would "expand access to affordable credit for small businesses and help strengthen local marketplaces that serve consumers well," the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) said in a letter to Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.).
S. 968, which was introduced... More
We have launched a National Action Alert on the Credit Union Tax Status. We strongly urge you to mobilize your credit unions’ employees, volunteers and members to ensure success in preserving the credit union tax exemption.
CUNA’s best legislative intelligence confirms what the... More
Del. John Cosgrove, endorsed by the Virginia Credit Union League, comfortably won his party's nomination in a firehouse primary last Thursday, earning a chance to succeed retiring state Sen. Harry Blevins.
Cosgrove bested Portsmouth's Chris Stearns and Chesapeake resident Bill Haley. He received 1,362... More
League-Endorsed State Senate Candidate John Cosgrove Faces May 9 Primary; Help His Campaign, Get Out and Vote!
Del. John Cosgrove (R-78) faces off May 9 against his Republican challenger for the GOP nomination for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Harry Blevins. The Senate district covers part of Chesapeake, Franklin City, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk and Virginia Beach.
Cosgrove is a member... More
League President Rick Pillow met Tuesday with Senate and House leaders at fundraisers hosted by the League’s lobbying firm, Hunton & Williams.
Pillow met with House Majority Leader Kirk Cox and top Senate Republican leaders: Ryan McDougle, Republican Caucus Chairman and member of the Courts of Justice... More
(FROM CUNA's NEWS NOW, May 8)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has favorably responded to the Credit Union National Association's recent request that the agency delay a June 1 effective date relating to the prohibition on financing certain credit insurance charges. The provision is contained... More
Your League has endorsed a slate of lawmakers in upcoming primaries and the general election. All have proven to be good friends to Virginia's credit unions, and most are veteran lawmakers.
Our hope is that you'll get involved and help these lawmakers any way you can. If you can help, please contact your... More