Representatives from Virginia Credit Union… both staff and members … and staff from Entrust and Chesterfield as well as the League and the chairman of the League’s Governmental Affairs Committee met with two staffers from Rep. Eric Cantor’s district office in Glen Allen on Thursday... More
The threat level of credit unions of tax reform--raised by the release June 13 of a "tax options" paper by the Senate Finance Committee--is explored in the latest episode of "Inside Exchange," the Credit Union National Association's video series of key legislative, regulatory and... More
The Credit Union National Association reports that nationally credit union members have made 102,512 contacts to Representatives and Senators through the www.donttaxmycreditunion.org website and telephoning. Virginia alone contributed 5,766 contacts. This is an amazing response to our campaign for our... More
Four League-endorsed political candidates won their primary challenges June . They are Democrat Rosalyn Dance of Petersburg, and Republicans Bobby Orrock of Thornburg and Todd Gilbert of Woodstock. Endorsed candidate John Cosgrove, Republican of Chesapeake, earlier won his primary for the right... More
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