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Capitol Eyes 6.30.2022

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Jun 30, 2022
By The Government Affairs team
  • Advocacy

Wisconsin Update: CULAC's $30 by the 30th Campaign

Today is the last day of CULAC's $30 by the 30th campaign, and Wisconsin credit union Activists are nearly at the $3,000 goal.

Your $30 may be the difference!

If you are an Activist with a signed permission agreement at your credit union, be on the lookout for your FINAL invitation to donate later today!

Unsure if your credit union has a signed permission agreement? Contact Tom.

Ready to Pitch in, But Unsure Where to Start?

Get a Personalized Members' Conduit Account Plan
With campaigns kicking it into high gear, The League is offering a way to streamline making authorizations to candidates from your Members' Conduit Account.

At your request, The League’s Government Affairs team will prepare a personalized recommendation of how to strategically distribute the balance of your account.  

The League considers local legislators, past giving, and strategic, priority candidates when making recommendations. We can accommodate your preferences too. In the body of your email, indicate if you have preferences for: 

  • Political party
  • Specific legislators
  • Local candidates

Request Personalized Recommendation of Conduit Account Authorizations >>
Make a bigger impact! Deposit additional funds into your Conduit Account  >>

Not a Members' Conduit Account Holder Yet?
Open a Conduit Account >>

2022 Hike the Hill Registration Open

The League's annual Hike the Hill takes credit union leaders straight to the source – in meetings with Wisconsin's Congressional Delegation and federal regulators at the Credit Union House in Washington, D.C.

Attendees can ask policymakers tough questions, showcase the important role credit unions play in WI’s economy, and network with a diverse group of executives from across the state. Inviting policymakers to meet on credit unions' turf, addedly ensures undivided attention of these key decision makers. 

Register and learn more - including hotel room block info >>

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About The Author

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