NJCUL Exhibits at League of Municipalities Convention, Talks Up CUs with N.J. Lawmakers

Posted by Marissa Anema Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:20:00 AM

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The New Jersey Credit Union League is among the exhibitors this week at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Convention & Annual Meeting in Atlantic City. The convention is attended by more than 20,000 local, county, and state officials and provides an excellent opportunity to bring credit union messages to state and local lawmakers and policy leaders from around the state.

NJCUL Director of Government Affairs Chris Abeel with Senator Bob Singer at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Convention & Annual Meeting. 

On Wednesday, Senator Bob Singer (R-30), Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-21), and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (D) stopped by the League booth and spoke with Director of Government Affairs Chris Abeel, who is promoting credit unions at the event. 

Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick stops to speak with Abeel.

Singer was a prime co-sponsor of Municipal Deposit Reform legislation in the Senate and Oliver was a prime co-sponsor of that legislation in the Assembly. 

Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver with Abeel.

In addition to providing the opportunity to speak one-on-one with lawmakers, the conference is invaluable from a business development standpoint as well. Visitors to the League booth can pick up copies of our legislative newsletter, information on Financial Reality Fairs, and other brochures and flyers that tell the good story of New Jersey’s credit unions.

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