Advocacy Archives

Ending the credit union tax exemption hurts everyone

Ending the credit union tax exemption hurts everyone

When it comes to the tax status of banks versus credit unions, there’s a clear understanding of the key differences between these two competing — yet separate – industries. Credit unions exist to provide provident credit [...]

ICYMI: 7 share-worthy facts about credit unions

ICYMI: 7 share-worthy facts about credit unions

We know credit unions are the best option for consumers. So do you. The important thing, though, is to tell the story over and over again. To Congress, to regulators and of course in our [...]

Donovan to Congress: CUs advance communities across America

Donovan to Congress: CUs advance communities across America

America’s credit unions fulfill their Congressionally bestowed mission by helping communities advance, CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan wrote to all 535 Congressional offices Tuesday. Donovan highlighted how credit unions provide everything from short-term [...]

NAFCU advocacy hits ground running in 2020

NAFCU advocacy hits ground running in 2020

NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger and the association's award-winning advocacy team have started 2020 strong, taking to Capitol Hill and reaching out to key administration officials – including President Donald Trump – and regulators to share [...]

PODCAST: Advocacy in 2020

PODCAST: Advocacy in 2020

CUNA's 2020 advocacy agenda will tell legislators how credit unions improve financial  wellness by supporting financial health, promoting financial security, and enhancing financial inclusion, says Ryan Donovan, CUNA’s chief advocacy officer. “The CUNA/league [...]

NAFCU launches 2020 priorities to support CU growth

NAFCU launches 2020 priorities to support CU growth

As Congress returns to Washington, NAFCU has launched its 2020 legislative and regulatory priorities to ensure credit unions operate in an environment in which they can thrive. Throughout the week, NAFCU's award-winning advocacy team will [...]

NAFCU’s bold advocacy achieves big wins for CUs in 2019

NAFCU’s bold advocacy achieves big wins for CUs in 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, NAFCU's bold advocacy strategy – informed by direct member feedback – achieved a number of wins for the industry throughout the year. These wins put credit unions in a strong position [...]