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Wisconsin Credit Union Activists Take a Virtual Hike

Sep 25, 2020
  • Advocacy
  • Press
On September 22-23, over 70 Wisconsin Credit Union Activists from across the state met virtually with members of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation and the NCUA as part of The Wisconsin Credit Union League’s first-ever Virtual Hike the Hill event.

Capitol Eyes 8.13.20

Aug 13, 2020
  • Advocacy
The League is hosting a virtual trivia night on Wednesday, September 2 at 6:30 PM to benefit the Wisconsin Credit Union Legislative Action Fund (WCULAF)! Dust off those trivia skills and get ready to catch up with old credit union pals.

Capitol Eyes 7.9.20

Jul 09, 2020
  • Advocacy
Yesterday, the Governor's Task Force on Student Debt held its fifth teleconference on combating the student debt crisis in the state of Wisconsin.

Capitol Eyes 6.11.20

Jun 11, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.

Capitol Eyes 5.29.20

May 29, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.

Capitol Eyes 5.14.20

May 14, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.

Capitol Eyes 4.30.20

Apr 30, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.

Capitol Eyes 4.17.20

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

Capitol Eyes 4.3.20

Apr 03, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.

Capitol Eyes 3.20.20

Mar 20, 2020
  • Advocacy
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.