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From the Editors of CU Weekly
POLITICAL ARENA SHAPES CU ADVOCACY
|Jim Brulte, Chairman of the California Republican Party and former state senator, speaks to credit union leaders on Monday afternoon during the 2015 California Government Relations Rally.
04/14/15 09:48 AM
Jim Brulte Addresses GRR Attendees
California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte helped kick off the California Credit Union League's 2015 Government
Relations Rally on Monday afternoon, giving attendees a taste of how the state and federal political environments have
evolved over the past few decades, and what it means for credit union leaders when they visit state legislators.
For credit union advocates, these changes “make your job a little different and a little more difficult,” Brulte said. “People
used to say there wasn’t a dimes worth of difference between the two political parties—no ideological differences. But
parties started to move away from a class-based structure to an ideological one. Now the parties are horribly ideological.”
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