Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Utah CUs have their day on the hill
SALT LAKE CITY (2/17/11)--The Utah Credit Union Association held a Credit Union Day on the Hill Tuesday at the state Capitol, and invited state legislators and credit union representatives to meet during lunch. About 50 of the 75 state house representatives and roughly 85 credit union presidents, board members, executives, and management staff attended. Several members of the house leadership attended, including Speaker Becky Lockhart (R-64) and Majority Leader Brad Dee (R-11). “It is really important for you have some low-key interaction with these policy makers to establish relationships,” said Utah Credit Union Association President Scott Simpson, in thanking those credit union executives who attended. State Rep. David Butterfield (R-4) and chief marketing and operations officer at USU Charter CU in Logan, made it a point to meet and talk to as many people as possible, said the association. Credit union representatives were happy to see another credit union employee as part of the legislature, knowing he could represent the interests of credit unions, said the association. The association played a role in helping Butterfield get elected. At the event, Utah’s credit unions provided legislators a take-away card with facts about the state’s Utah credit unions. Credit union representatives talked with legislators seated at their tables. Afterward the association’s Government Affairs Committee commented on its success in informing legislators of credit unions’ concerns with legislation this session.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
.@TheNCUA :Low-income CUs can expand services to members, train staff,collaborate for efficiencies w/more than $1M in grants awarded 2day
4 hours ago
.@CUNA joins 11 other financial service orgs urging @SenateFloor to take up #CISA to strengthen cybersecurity information sharing
5 hours ago
.@RedwoodCU and its staff donated a combined $5,100 toward AIDS Walk San Francisco. The CU is a longtime sponsor of the event.
5 hours ago
See the latest from @CUNA's CompBlog on Customer Due Diligence. http://t.co/rzOzDUpNMT
5 hours ago
New #FinCEN proposal would strengthen, clarify due diligence obligations for financial institutions. http://t.co/2yxVUXCrYA
5 hours ago