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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

HUD PACE GUIDANCE
updated 07/25/16 02:42 PM
League Advocates For More Guidance
On Tuesday July 19, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released guidance stating the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will insure mortgages on certain properties with Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) assessments. Properties with PACE obligations must meet strict criteria which are outlined below and can be found in the FHA release linked below.

“While FHA loans represent approximately 20 percent of mortgage loans, the California Credit Union League continues to advocate for additional guidance from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which continues a policy of not accepting mortgages with a super-priority PACE lien. The League will also continue to support AB 2693 and push for underwriting standards for PACE lenders from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,” said Courtney Jensen, League legislative advocate.

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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.