CAMPAIGN: 'WE HAVE A LONG WAY TO GO'
updated 06/18/13 09:25 AM
20,000 Letters Generated So Far
Credit union leaders were reminded by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues this week that their participation is essential to preserving the movement's tax-exempt status.
Last week the threat escalated when the Senate Finance Committee identified the credit union tax status as a potential target for abolishment.
—Engagement With CU Members—
The Leagues want to thank the following credit unions for their leadership in engaging members to reach out to Congress:
"These grassroots leaders have helped generate more than 20,000 letters to Congress, but we have a long way to go to hit our goal of 500,000 contacts from California and Nevada," said David Creager, manager of grassroots advocacy for the Leagues.
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The following list of leading credit unions have scheduled coordinated outreach to their members in the coming weeks:
"Our future depends on all of us working together by asking our loyal members to participate in this effort," Creager said.
—Advocacy Team Video—
The Leagues' advocacy team has created a stirring one-minute video regarding the importance of the "Don't Tax My Credit Union" campaign.
Click here to view the video.
Leaders are urged to participate! Please engage your members TODAY.
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