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Capitol Eyes 7.14.2022

Cap Eyes 4.30.20
Jul 18, 2022
By The Government Affairs team
  • Advocacy

WCULAF Summer Fundraiser!

Donate $25 Today >>

Wisconsin's August 9th Primary Election is just around the corner, and there are credit union friendly candidates running this fall that need our help.

Ensure credit unions are positioned to make an impact and support key individuals, by participating in the WCULAF Summer Fundraiser!

Your $25 donation by August 9th to WCULAF, Wisconsin credit unions' state level political action committee, means credit unions can hit the ground running when the primary is over and the November candidates are set.

BONUS: Each donation of $50 or more will receive a complimentary 2022 Credit Union button (pictured).

Don’t forget! The League recognizes individuals that contribute toward this vital form of advocacy. Consider donating more, to bump up your 2022 fundraising total and to a higher recognition level.

WCULAF Recognition Levels

  • Presidential Club: $2500+ ($209, monthly)
  • Cabinet Club:  $1250+ ($105, monthly) 
  • Chairman's Club: $500+ ($42, monthly)
  • Congressional Club: $250+ ($21, monthly)
  • WCULAF Donor:  $100+ ($9, monthly)

Questions? Contact Tom.

Featured Fundraiser: Former Racine Credit Union President  

Throughout the November elections, Capitol Eyes will feature upcoming fundraisers for key candidates. While not every noteworthy fundraiser will be included here – you can find a more comprehensive list on The League’s website.

Activists are encouraged to attend! Contact Tom if you are interested. 

Tuesday, July 19 | 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
7111 Washington Ave, Racine 53406

Senator Van Wanggaard (R-Racine) – former president of Racine Police Credit Union -- has a fundraiser in Racine next week.

Throughout his tenure, Senator Wanggaard has illustrated the value of having legislators that understand the Credit Union Difference in office! His willingness to advocate for credit unions will continue to be crucial.

Authorize a contribution from your Conduit to Sen. Wanggaard >>

Need Inspiration? Get a Personalized Members' Conduit Account Plan

The League is offering a way to streamline making authorizations to candidates from your  Members' Conduit Account.

Request a personalized recommendation of how to strategically distribute the balance of your account. 

Recommendations account for local legislators, past giving, and strategic, priority candidates when making recommendations. You can add a note to indicate personal 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 >>

About The Author

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