Even if a tax reform bill does not advance
this session, a strong voice in support of credit unions will be crucial
to preserve the current tax status because the decisions made today are
the likely starting point from which tax reform deliberations
"Rather than rallying supporters at the
National Mall—like so many campaigns do—this movement will
rally tens of thousands of credit union members nationwide online," said
Bill Cheney, president and CEO of CUNA.
To date, the campaign has generated over
900,000 messages to members of Congress, 15,000 of which have come via
social media. Several Wisconsin credit unions have surpassed individual
goals as part of a dedicated week of advocacy – an effort
that has ranked our state 9th in the nation for total contacts to
Credit unions are urged to use materials
provided by The LeagueandCUNAto
engage their staff, directors and members in this advocacy.