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Thirty lawmakers attend Idaho leagues GAC
BOISE, Idaho (2/12/08)--The Idaho Credit Union League held its 10th Annual Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) Thursday in Boise with more than 30 legislators joining more than 70 credit union professionals and volunteers statewide. Financial education for youth was one of the conference’s main topics. John Parfrey, director of the National Endowment for Financial Education’s (NEFE) High School Financial Planning Program, spoke about the league’s efforts to bring the free, non-commercial curriculum to all high school students statewide. State Sen. John Goedde (R-Coeur d’Alene), chair of the state education committee, and State Rep. Marge Chadderdon (R-Coeur d’Alene), who serves on the state’s education and business committees, offered their support to increase the visibility of the program to Idaho’s teachers. The full-day conference included call-ins from all of Idaho’s congressional delegation, who each addressed credit union-related issues and took questions from the audience. Michele Johnson, director of legislative affairs at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), reported on national issues. State credit union leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., in early March for the CUNA GAC to share their views and concerns on the Hill.
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