In lively discussion at the Wednesday morning legislators’ breakfast hosted by the Central Virginia chapter, lawmakers urged political involvement by credit unions, and credit unions illustrated why they still earn a tax exemption. Thirty credit union members heard this morning from state Sen.... More
CU Members Raise Nearly $8,000 for VACUPAC at League Tournament; Top Legislative Issues Discussed at Forum
CU Advocates Get the Scoop on Campaigns, Legislation at Legislative Forum on Wednesday
Tuesday (Sept. 24) and Wednesday (Sept. 25) were mega-days for governmental affairs. On Tuesday golfers teed up for VACUPAC at the annual VACUPAC golf tournament, raising $7,925.00 for the only political action committee... More
Fairfax County Federal Credit Union CEO Joe Thomas took advantage of the Congressional August recess to meet with Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10) on Monday.
Wolf, a credit union member himself, co-sponsored the milestone Credit Union Membership Access Act (H.R. 1151) in 1998, demonstrated his usual caution when... More
The Piedmont Chapter saluted five legislators at the chapter’s annual legislative chapter meeting, and gave a special nod to the state lawmaker who is retiring at the end of this year.
Those attending the special chapter meeting were: State Sen. Frank Ruff, whose district includes part of the city of... More
Bronco Federal Credit Union CEO Brian Hedgepeth, joined by staff members Pam Vaughan and Pam Lease, met with Rep. Randy Forbes on Wednesday as part of our effort to stay in touch with lawmakers during the August recess.
Advocates began the meeting seeking the Congressman’s current stance on the credit... More
Credit union advocates from Chartway Federal Credit Union and ABNB Federal Credit Union held a frank discussion with Rep. Scott Rigell on Monday in his district office on the credit union tax exemption and other topics.
ABNB CEO Carl Ratcliff joined with Chartway representatives -- Kim Little (Regional... More
Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-9th) is quoted in Eastman Credit Union's recent newsletter as supporting the preservation of credit unions' tax exemption.
U.S. Representative Morgan Griffith supports the mission of credit unions and he understands the important role that credit unions play... More
Rep. Rob Wittman (R-1) once again pledged his support of the credit union tax exemption and promised a letter on qualified mortgages to the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) when Representatives from 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union and BayPort Credit Union met with him Monday in his district... More
WASHINGTON (7/24/13 UPDATED 11:10 a.m. ET)--More than 875,397 people, including members of Congress and their Twitter followers, saw the "Don't Tax My Credit Union" message on the Credit Union National Association's DontTaxMyCU Tuesday.
The message that lit up Twitter reached its mark... More
WASHINGTON (UPDATED: 7/24/13, 10:15 A.M. ET)--House Financial Services Committee members this morning approved the "Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowner (PATH) Act of 2013" (H.R. 2767) on a mainly party line vote. The bill may now be considered by the full U.S. House.
Technical amendments... More