Advocacy News

  • Capitol Eyes 6.11.20

    Jun 11, 2020
    The League has elected to temporarily change Capital Eyes from a biweekly to a monthly message for June, July and August. The League is continuing our advocacy activities with state and federal officials, candidates, and regulators, ensuring we will have valuable content for the less frequent summer editions.
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  • Capitol Eyes 5.29.20

    May 29, 2020
    Earlier this year, UW Credit Union President/CEO Paul Kundert was appointed by Governor Evers to serve on the Governor's Task Force on Student Debt. Kundert's presence on the Task Force ensures credit unions will continue to play a key role in working to combat the student debt crisis.
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  • Capitol Eyes 5.14.20

    May 14, 2020
    State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) won Tuesday's 7th Congressional District special election, to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Sean Duffy (R-Weston) last September.
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  • Capitol Eyes 4.30.20

    Apr 30, 2020
    Last Friday, the Federal Reserve Board announced it will amend Reg. D, deleting the six-per-month limit on certain savings account transfers at a time when access to these accounts are crucial.
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  • Capitol Eyes 4.17.20

    Apr 17, 2020
    On Wednesday afternoon, Governor Evers signed Wisconsin Act 185 in order to provide support for Wisconsinites impacted by COVID-19.
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  • Capitol Eyes 4.3.20

    Apr 03, 2020
    Last week, League staff, with League Board member and Fort Community Credit Union Chief Lending Officer Danielle Frawley, participated in a call with Congressman Bryan Steil (R- Janesville) and financial services legislative aids from the Wisconsin Congressional Delegation.
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  • Capitol Eyes 3.20.20

    Mar 20, 2020
    While COVID-19 has disrupted everyday life across the world, Wisconsin's credit unions have worked tirelessly to meet the evolving needs of their members and communities.
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  • Capitol Eyes 3.9.20

    Mar 09, 2020
    In late February, over 50 credit union Activists from across Wisconsin traveled to Washington D.C to participate in the 2020 Credit Union National Association Governmental Affairs Conference.
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  • Capitol Eyes 2.21.20

    Feb 21, 2020
    Greater Fox Cities Chapter Legislative Night and WCULAF Auction; Three Credit Unions Honored with Governor's Financial Literacy Awards, Cooperative Network's 2020 Wisconsin Co-op Day at the Capitol; Meeting NCUA Board Members at The Rochdale & Paragon Volunteer Leadership Institute
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  • Over 300 Credit Union Activists Share The Credit Union Difference at State GAC 2020

    Jan 23, 2020
    Over 300 Credit Union Activists from across the state representing 46 Wisconsin credit unions (including a number of high school students from in-school branches) braved the January cold to share The Credit Union Difference with their legislators at the State Government Affairs Conference (GAC) in Madison on Tuesday, January 21.
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  • Wisconsin’s Credit Unions Save Members $284 Million in 2019, $1.76 Billion in Last Decade

    Jan 21, 2020
    Today, over 300 Wisconsin Credit Union Activists from across the state visited lawmakers to share how credit unions are uniquely empowered to put the needs of their 3.3 million members and the communities they serve before profit.
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