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Connecticut league GAC held Tuesday
MERIDEN, Conn. (6/4/10)--The Credit Union League of Connecticut held its State and Federal Issues Governmental Affairs Conference
Click to view larger image Tony Emerson, Credit Union League of Connecticut president/CEO, left, speaks with Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Blumenthal on the important role credit unions play in Connecticut’s economy.
Click to view larger image Credit Union League of Connecticut president/CEO, Tony Emerson, left, poses with U.S. Rep. and House Caucus Chair John Larson (D-1) before Larson addresses credit unions. (Photos provided by the Credit Union League of Connecticut)
Wednesday in Hartford, Conn. U.S. Rep. and House Caucus Chair John Larson (D-1), and Connecticut Attorney General and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Richard Blumenthal led a list of speakers who addressed national and local issues affecting credit unions. Among them were John McKechnie, National Credit Union Administration director of public and congressional affairs; State Comptroller Nancy Wyman; Connecticut Department of Banking official Howard Pitkin; State House Majority Leader Denise Merrill (D-54); and State Sen. and Banking Committee Chair Bob Duff (D-25). “This event provided an outstanding opportunity for Connecticut credit union leaders to discuss the interchange amendment and other vital issues of importance to the industry,” said Tony Emerson, league president/CEO. “Firsthand face-to-face information exchange with ample opportunity to ask pertinent questions made for a positive, informative and constructive meeting that credit unions can use to plan their future course,” Emerson added.


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