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Capitol Eyes 3.20.20

Mar 20, 2020
By The Government Affairs team
  • 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.

In moments of stress and frustration, take heart in knowing that this is when The Credit Union Difference shines through. 

“People helping People” is what members and communities need today and what credit unions always have provided.

Keep up the terrific work, and help us highlight positive stories by sharing REAL Solutions® of how you've helped members.

Submit REAL Solutions® Stories>>
Nationwide Survey on COVID-19 Credit Union Response>>

COVID-19 REAL Solutions®

In partnership with other local financial institutions, Royal Credit Union and WESTconsin Credit Union issued a joint statement to reassure their communities that the institutions are safe and able to assist.  They offered guidance for consumers including not making large cash withdrawals.

Chippewa Valley Financial Services Providers Joint Announcement>>

COVID-19 Resources

The League recently unveiled a COVID-19 Resource Page that includes up-to-date information from state and federal agencies, The League’s compliance team, and COVID-19 related advocacy.

The League’s memo requesting OCU action related to annual meetings>>
The League’s COVID-19 Resources Page – Updated Daily >>
DFI Emergency Guidance on Remote Notarization >>

League-supported legislation on remote notarization was signed into law earlier this year.

About The Author

Tom Harrington is the Political & Grassroots Specialist for The Wisconsin Credit Union League.