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Gov. Shumlin meets with Vermont CUs
COLCHESTER, Vt. (9/24/12)--
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (center) greets some of the 25 credit union leaders who met with him Tuesday during an event hosted at the new Colchester office of the Association of Vermont Credit Unions.  (Photo provided by the Association of Vermont Credit Unions)
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin met Tuesday with about 25 credit union leaders from around the state at an event hosted at the Association of Vermont Credit Unions' (AVCU) new Colchester office.

The event was an opportunity for the governor to meet some of the people responsible for providing credit union services to nearly one out of every two Vermonters, AVCU said (Newslines Express Sept. 21).

Shumlin, a credit union member, expressed his support for the continued tax exempt status of credit unions and for their desire to provide increased business lending to the state's small business community, said AVCU.  He also commented on the increased importance of Vermont's local credit unions in light of bank consolidation and out-of-state decision making.

"Gov. Shumlin was a supporter of credit unions when he served in the state Senate," said Joe Bergeron, AVCU president. " In his first four years as Vermont's chief administrator, he has continued to recognize their important contribution to the state's economy and to Vermont consumers," he added.

Shumlin also updated credit union leaders on the favorable Vermont economy and unemployment situation, the continued Irene recovery, the needs of small business, and his reasons for continuing to pursue changes in the state's healthcare system.


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