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Special Edition of Capitol Eyes: 2021 Advocacy in Review

Jan 07, 2022
  • Advocacy
As 2021 comes to an end, The Credit Union Difference (how The Movement stepped up to meet ever-changing needs of members) was proven, time and time again, to be worthy of protecting and promoting. 

Capitol Eyes 12.16.2021

Dec 16, 2021
  • Advocacy
On Tuesday, Activists from the Chippewa Valley Chapter participated in a virtual trivia night in support of the Wisconsin Credit Union Legislative Action Fund (WCULAF). 

Public Support Strong for Credit Unions Being Exempt from Corporate Income Taxes

Oct 07, 2021
  • Advocacy
  • Press
  • More on The Movement
I​n a recent survey, 80% of registered voters said Wisconsin credit unions should be exempt from state and federal corporate income taxes because they are non-profit cooperatives.

Capitol Eyes 9.10.21: Credit Union Advocacy Refresh Part 2

Sep 10, 2021
  • Advocacy
This edition of Capitol Eyes continues with part two of the three-part series to refresh Activists' advocacy IQ. 

Capitol Eyes 8.26.21: Credit Union Advocacy Refresh Part 1

Aug 26, 2021
  • Advocacy
This edition of Capitol Eyes will kick-off a three-part series aimed at helping Activists refresh your advocacy IQ.

Capitol Eyes 8.12.21

Aug 13, 2021
  • Advocacy
Activists from the LaCrosse area participated in a town hall with CUNA President & CEO Jim Nussle at Altra Federal Credit Union.

Capitol Eyes Special Edition: Mid-Year Political Advocacy Update

Jul 29, 2021
  • Advocacy
Political advocacy allows credit unions to provide financial support that can help elect and keep credit union friendly elected officials in office. Contributions to campaigns allow Activists to build rapport with candidates and key elected officials, show support for the individuals that champion our priorities, and importantly give our allies running for office the leg up they need to win election. 

Capitol Eyes 7.1.21

Jul 01, 2021
  • Advocacy
This week, the Wisconsin State Legislature will wrap up their work on the state's 2021-2023 budget. The bill then heads to Governor Evers' desk for him to apply line-item vetoes and sign it into law or veto the entire bill.

Capitol Eyes 4.22.21

Apr 22, 2021
  • Advocacy
The League's SVP of Advocacy Sarah Wainscott testified in front of the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Revenue in support of SB 19, a bill that will better empower credit unions to prevent the financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Capitol Eyes 4.8.21

Apr 08, 2021
  • Advocacy
Next week, the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions and Revenue will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 19, relating to financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.