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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.

Capitol Eyes 3.25.21

Mar 25, 2021
  • Advocacy
While Wisconsin was bested by Minnesota in the Border Battle fundraising competition earlier this month, Activists were able to raise $9,375, 129% of Wisconsin’s goal for this event!

Capitol Eyes 3.11.21

Mar 11, 2021
  • Advocacy
Last week, over 100 Wisconsin Credit Union Activists participated in the 2021 CUNA Government Affairs Conference.

The League Urges Elder Financial Abuse Reforms

Feb 24, 2021
  • Press
  • Advocacy
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is urging passage of a key elder financial abuse prevention bill to help seniors targeted for illegal and fraudulent withdrawals and other transactions.