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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

L-R: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA, Los Angeles); and Ed Royce (R-CA, Fullerton)
updated 05/24/16 09:19 AM
Congress Focuses on CUs
Legislation that addresses the credit union industry’s member business lending cap gained noteworthy support recently as Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA, Los Angeles), the ranking member and senior democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, decided to co-sponsor H.R. 1188 and H.R. 1422.

“Credit unions play a crucial role in providing access to credit and capital for businesses across the country,” Waters said. “Today, I'm proud to join with representative Ed Royce and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support bipartisan legislation that responsibly expands credit unions’ ability to lend and, in the process, help businesses succeed.”

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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.