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Richmond Chapter Wraps Up This Year’s Legislative Events

CONTACT:
Karin Sherbin
Director of Governmental Affairs
800.768.3344, ext. 626
ksherbin@vacul.org

Nearly 100 people attended the Richmond Chapter’s legislative breakfast Thursday morning, hearing comments from U.S. Senator-Elect Tim Kaine and keynote speaker Delegate Peter Farrell.

Among the audience... More

League Board Meets with Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Terry McAuliffe

The League Board met Wednesday in Richmond with declared Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. During the meeting, McAuliffe noted that he’s a fan of the credit union system and is particularly interested in credit union member business lending as an engine of job creation.

“My No. 1... More

CUNA Action Call urges CUs to Oppose TAG Bill

WASHINGTON (UPDATED: 4:00 P.M. ET, 12/6/12)–In a new call to action, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is encouraging its member credit unions and leagues across the country to contact and urge their senators to oppose legislation that would extend for banks the Transaction Account Guarantee... More

League Working With Lawmakers to Introduce Two Measures in 2013 General Assembly

With the General Assembly session just a month or so away (Jan. 9), we wanted  to bring you up to date on two pieces of legislation we plan to have introduced.

The first proposal simply fixes an oversight in recent updates to the small  estates act and allows federally chartered credit unions... More

Virginia Hikes the Hill in End of Session Effort To Move MBL Legislation

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Credit Union representatives from Martinsville DuPont Credit Union visit with Rep. Morgan Griffith (pictured second from left) to... More

League, Credit Union Reps Paying Visits to Congressional Offices This Week in Support of S. 2231

A dozen credit union and League representatives will be visiting 11 of our 13 Congressional offices during the next two days.

We kick off with a visit with Sen. Warner on Tuesday morning, followed by a meeting with top aides of Sen. Webb that afternoon.

Wednesday we meet with House members, joined by a... More

Lynchburg, Central Virginia Chapters Hold Smashing Legislative Events!

CONTACT:
Karin Sherbin
Director of Governmental Affairs
800.768.3344, erct. 626

State lawmakers urged credit union members to stay in touch with them and provide them insight into the credit union movement during their appearances at legislators events for the Lynchburg and Central Virginia delegations.... More

NoVa Chapter Hosts Legislators, Aides at Oct. 10 Event

CONTACT:
Karin Sherbin
Director of Governmental Affairs
800.768.3344, ext. 626
ksherbin@vacul.org

Here is the official report of who was at the Northern Virginia legislators’ reception Oct. 10:

Legislators and Officials Attending:

  • Representative Gerry Connolly
  • Mary Ann Cannon from Representative... More

Tidewater Chapter Marks Legislators’ Night

CONTACT:
Lewis Wood
Vice President of Public Relations and Communications
800.768.3344, ext. 629
lwood@vacul.org

More than sixty credit union supporters attended the Tidewater Chapter’s Legislative night on Oct. 11. State Sen. Ken Alexander and Del. Lionel Spruill Sr. were in attendance and thanked... More

Roanoke Valley Chapter Hosts Lawmakers

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