The Lynchburg Chapter had its day in Richmond Monday, with members of Beacon CU telling delegation members thank you for their support of the state chartered credit union bylaw bill and noting how Beacon helps its members with special hands-on services.
Beacon CEO Greg McConville, joined by Beacon staff... More
Fifteen credit union advocates from the Roanoke Valley and Southwest chapters made Tuesday their CU Day at the General Assembly, visiting their legislators and raising awareness of credit unions everywhere with our trademark red scarves.
Advocates met with legislators and/or their aides from the following... More
Twenty five representatives of the Richmond Chapter took their turn at CU Day on Wednesday, trekking through the halls of the General Assembly over the course of three hours to talk to 22 legislators or their aides about the credit union message. Appointments were made with the following legislators,... More
Virginia’s Foreclosure Bills Go Down
We get this report from our lobbying firm about the foreclosure bills we’ ve been monitoring: “House Courts Civil subcommittee met yesterday and dispatched all the foreclosure bills. The homeowner association priority lien bills are up (Thursday) afternoon... More
The Good News From Richmond Continues: All But One Priority Lien Bill Essentially Axed; Remaining Bill Faces Uphill Struggle
Breaking news from the General Assembly: All but one of the homeowner association priority lien bills considered this afternoon in the House General Laws Housing subcommittee have been tabled, reports League President Rick Pillow from Richmond.
This continues the good news for credit unions... More
Many thanks to all the credit union champions for making their way to Richmond during the past two weeks for our Credit Union Day events. Our visits do make a difference! We’ve been praised for the reasonable position we took … Continue reading →
Advocates shared stories of their small, low-interest loans helping members with House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mark Sickles. From left to right: Gaye DeCesare, David Woodruff, Del. Sickles, and Mike Ligon.
Ten members of the NOVA chapter took on the assignment Wednesday morning of stopping by the offices... More
We’ve updated the long list of bills we’re carefully monitoring in the 2012 General Assembly session. See the lists here:http://www.vacul.org/advocacy/gov_affairs/state/ga12_bills.php.
It’s mostly good news to report from Richmond: Not only have legislators unanimously approved our twin bills on... More
Five state lawmakers gave 40 attendees of the Hampton Roads legislators’ night a glimpse of what it’s like in the General Assembly as they engaged in lively discussions with credit union representatives.
Attending the event were Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment and Sen. John Miller, as well as... More
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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
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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