The response to last Wednesday's online Don't Tax my Credit Union rally was outstanding, "and we urge credit unions to keep up this up-tempo advocacy activity going forward," Credit Union National Association Senior Vice President of Political Affairs Richard Gose commented.
Overall, 9,000 unique visitors logged on to the Credit Union National Association's www.DontTaxMyCreditUnion.org site. Seventy percent of these hits came from first-time visitors. Many more viewed the rally on TheHill.com's online event stream, and the stream received public play in office conference rooms across the country. Read More
CUNA Watching Budget Talks For Tax Impact
While the pace of business in Washington, D.C. has slowed to a crawl as a result of the massive furloughs of federal workers, the U.S. Congress continues to work--by and large on budget issues. In fact, National Public Radio this morning noted that few, if any, members of the House and Senate have furloughed staff. Read More