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 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.
A letter authored by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson urged card issuers to expedite chip and PIN implementation and asked other attorneys general to join him in signing the letter. In the letter, Jepson stated: “Implementation of chip-enabled cards in the United State is imperative in order to provide stronger payment security and assurance to consumers. As currently stands, however, most chip cards being issued in the United States rely on a signature, rather than a PIN, as the secondary form of verification. There can be no doubt that this is a less secure standard, since signatures can easily be forged or copied or even ignored at the point-of-sale.”
Political Action Committees are organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates, representing business, labor or ideological interests.