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Legislative Advocacy

Your Credit Union, Your Voice, Your Impact
The Leagues' Government Affairs team works diligently in Sacramento, Carson City, and Washington, D.C. We promote credit unions' legislative agenda, review hundreds of bills each year, and provide credit union leaders with opportunities to meet with legislators. Please take part in these essential advocacy efforts. (Continue to meet the staff...)
Federal Government Affairs

California and Nevada's voice in Washington D.C. The Leagues are the only Leagues with a full time staff dedicated to working with Congress, Government Agencies, and Federal Regulators. The resources in this area will help you keep informed of the latest developments and credit union priorities.

State Advocacy

State Government Advocacy efforts brings the voice of credit unions to Sacramento and Carson City. Our advocacy team works daily with elected officials, staff, the executive offices, gubernatorial appointees, and the decision-makers of California and Nevada. This area will keep you updated on all advocacy efforts at the state level of Government.

From the Editors of CU Weekly

updated 06/30/15 09:57 AM
Sends Letter to Reps.
As first reported on the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ Advocacy Blog, late last week League CEO Diana Dykstra wrote a letter to Representatives Stephen Fincher (R-TN) and Dennis Heck (D-WA) in support of their legislation H.R. 2769, the Risk Based Capital Study Act. This legislation requires the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to "stop and properly study," the proposed risk asked capital rule (RBC2).

"The stop and study bill is the next logical step for congress following their interaction over the first draft of the rule last year with the King-Meeks letter, which was signed by 324 of the 435 members of the House of Representatives, which expressed concerns with the first draft of the rule," said Jeremy Empol, the Leagues’ congressional lobbyist. "With the overwhelming majority of the House clearly concerned with RBC1 and 2, a bill halting the rule from advancing in the process just makes sense," concluded Empol.

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Grassroots Advocacy
Grassroots Advocacy efforts connects you to your government. Whether issues arise at the Federal or State level, you can be an advocate for your credit union by participating in our programs. Using traditional Grassroots tactics, the Leagues connects you to our cause.
PAC Programs

Political Action Committees are organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates, representing business, labor or ideological interests.

Talking Points
If your credit union would like talking points for an issue, such as member business lending (MBL) or supplemental capital, the Leagues' Consumer Advocacy Department can develop one to suit your particular needs. Please contact Public Affairs and Consumer Advocacy Specialist Tina Ramos-Ingold at tinar@ccul.org, or by phone at 909-212-6050.