Legislators named to committees overseeing financial institutions
As the new state legislative session begins, take a moment to get to know the legislative leadership and policymakers assigned to the State Senate and State Assembly Committees overseeing financial institutions. Along with the Caucus Leadership and Joint Finance Committee members, the Financial Institutions committee members are the most powerful and strategically important lawmakers in the Legislature as they oversee many issues directly related to credit unions.
|Sen. Alberta Darline (Co-Chair), R-River Hills||Rep. John Nygren (Co-Chair), R- Marinette|
|Sen. Luther Olsen, R-Ripon||Rep. Pat Strachota, R-West Bend|
|Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls||Rep. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield|
|Sen. Joe Leibham, R-Sheboygan||Rep. Dean Knudson, R-Hudson|
|Sen Mary Lazich, R-New Berlin||Rep. Dan LeMahieu, R-Cascade|
|Sen. Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend||Rep. John Klenke, R-Green Bay|
|Sen. Jennifer Shilling, D-LaCrosse||Rep. Cory Mason, D- Racine|
|Sen. Robert Wirch, D-Pleasant Prairie||Rep. Jon Richards, D-Milwaukee|
"Credit union Activists that live, work, or
have a credit union branch in the district of one of these committee
members should consider reaching out, even if it is just to introduce
yourself and credit unions as a resource," said Tom Liebe, VP of
Government Affairs for The League.
Lawmakers rely on constituents with expertise to help guide their position and decisions. Invite them to visit your credit union. Show the strength of the credit union movement by using Project Zip Code to share the number of credit union members in their districts. Illustrate the difference between member-owned credit unions and shareholder-owned banks, with the REAL Solutions Scorecard and personal stories of how you're helping members with small loans, affordable credit, free financial counseling, financial education and more.
Questions? Contact Sarah Wainscott at (608) 514-0086.
|Legislators named to committees overseeing financial institutions|
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