Trades look to get the next President’s attention

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr In the town hall style presidential debate on Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may be asked a question about credit unions.If the question is asked, it will be a huge score for the industry, CUNA and its members, which have been working since the presidential primaries to get the attention of the candidates through the trade organization’s “Strong Credit Unions, Strong Middle Class.” national campaign.Richard Gose, CUNA’s chief political officer, said the purpose of the CUNA campaign was to make sure the Democratic and Republican candidates – as they were developing their domestic economic policies – would often hear about credit unions’ critical role in supporting and growing the middle class that fuels much of the nation’s economic activity.Likewise, NAFCU President/CEO Dan Berger said that the national trade organization met with both presidential campaigns over the summer seeking the candidates’ support for credit unions and their members. Berger also wrote letters to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in August thanking them for their positions to address regulatory burdens. continue reading »last_img

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