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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

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (left) and Nevada State Senator Mark Hutchison (right)
NEVADA ELECTIONS FOR CUs TO WATCH
updated 06/16/14 05:18 PM
Sandoval, Hutchison Move Forward
With Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval cruising into an early-June primary election victory in Nevada's statewide election, he’ll face democratic candidate Bob Goodman this November. Goodman is a former economic development official under the late Gov. Mike O’Callaghan.

Sandoval is supported by the Nevada Credit Union League.

Additionally, League-supported republican candidate State Senator Mark Hutchison won his primary election and will continue his campaign for lieutenant governor into November. This was the most-watched statewide race, as Hutchison faced a challenger from the right, former State Senator Sue Lowden. Both candidates attacked each other on a wide range of policy issues.

Hutchison will face popular Assemblywomen Lucy Flores, a democrat from Las Vegas.

“This will likely be the hottest race in November,” said Andrea Svoboda, manager of political advocacy for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues. “Both political parties will fight to win the lieutenant governor spot, as well as a step closer to the governor's office when Sandoval faces his term limit in 2018.”

 
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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.