N.J. CU Advocates Hear from Three Congressman at Credit Union House

Posted by Marissa Anema Wednesday, December 14, 2011 10:58:00 AM

WASHINGTON – New Jersey credit union advocates met with three of the state’s U.S. House delegation yesterday during NJ Day at Credit Union House.

Rep LoBiondo (center) poses with N.J. credit union representatives at CU House.

Participants heard from Representatives Frank LoBiondo (R-2), Scott Garrett (R-5), and Bill Pascrell (D-8). They were also treated to political, legislative, and regulatory briefings by senior CUNA staff and insights from CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney.

“This was a special opportunity to showcase credit unions and talk about our latest political initiatives, namely the need to get the Member Business Lending cap increased,” NJCUL President/CEO Paul Gentile said.

NJCUL President/CEO Paul Gentile speaks with CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney.

“With the current economic environment we have a good story to tell about how credit unions can empower small businesses with new capital, and it’s essential that we keep telling our story until this common-sense, job creating reform passes,” he continued. “I want to thank those who took time to help bring the story of credit union cooperation to Washington.”


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