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CONGRESSWOMAN DEFENDS CU TAX STATUS
updated 09/16/13 11:24 AM
CUs 'Provide Critical Support'
In the next step of her ongoing support of credit unions, Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-CA, has written an editorial piece for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues flagship magazine, Credit Union Digest, and announced her support of the credit union tax exemption. Sanchez is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, which governs tax policy.

The Leagues’ legislative advocacy team has been working diligently with Sanchez, discussing with her how credit unions play a vital role in the communities they serve. Congresswoman Sanchez represents California’s 38th Congressional District, representing more than 158,000 credit union members.

We are excited to give you this exclusive first-hand look into the upcoming October/November edition of Credit Union Digest, which Sanchez has personally penned.

 
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SAN MATEO CU CEO TO RETIRE updated 08/29/14 04:49 PM
Barry Jolette Served 27 Years
San Mateo CU board of directors announced its CEO Barry Jolette will retire after 27 years of service. He has demonstrated a close dedication to the credit union movement through his various leadership roles on local, national, and international levels. He served as the California Credit Union League Chairman in 1996; and in 1997, he was elected to the Credit Union National Association board of directors and named its chair in 2001 (until 2003)..

NCUF RELEASES ANNUAL REPORT updated 08/29/14 02:44 PM
Activities From Last 12 Months
The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) released its 2013-2014 Annual Report, entitled “Improving People’s Financial Lives through Credit Unions.” The report highlights the organization's program and grant activities during the past 12 months.

WEEKLY E-FILING BILL SIGNED INTO LAW updated 08/28/14 02:18 PM
Will Streamline Reports for CUs
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2298, legislation that will allow financial institutions which hold local agency deposits to submit their weekly reports to the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) electronically rather than through U.S. mail.

RMJ GOLF TOURNAMENT RAISES 41k updated 08/27/14 12:56 PM
Event Attracts Nearly 100 Players
The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament, held Aug. 18 at the Newport Beach Country Club in Newport Beach, CA, raised $41,000 for the state foundation for credit unions in California and Nevada.