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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

ONGOING SURVEY SPOTLIGHTS CONCERNS
updated 07/03/14 09:03 AM
CUs Encouraged to Participate
Has your credit union completed the CUNA-League Examination Survey to bring areas of concern to the attention of federal and state regulators?

To complete this ongoing survey, click here.

Completion is very important in assisting the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) in advocacy efforts to improve the exam process. The results will be used to track areas of concern and bring them to the attention of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), California Department of Business Oversight (DBO), and Nevada Financial Institutions Division (FID).

Credit unions are encouraged to participate in this survey, as it’s anticipated to provide important information, insight, and comparisons regarding credit unions’ exam experiences, which can be shared with regulators.

“We’re asking credit unions to complete this survey as soon as they can for their most recent exam, no matter when it was conducted,” said Sharon Lindeman, vice president of regulatory advocacy for the Leagues. “After your credit union's next exam, you will be able to complete a new survey for that one as well.”

Completion of the survey is completely anonymous and confidential. Individuals’ names—as well as the names of credit unions—will never be revealed to anyone outside of research analysts at CUNA.

For questions, you can contact CUNA at MktResearch@cuna.coop, or Leagues Vice President of Regulatory Advocacy Sharon Lindeman at sharonl@ccul.org (909-212-6063), or Leagues Vice President of Research and Collaboration Rita Fillingane at ritaf@ccul.org (909-212-6055).

 
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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.