Divided Government May Provide Opportunities for CUs
Is gridlock good? Is government that's divided, devilish or divine?
Thanks to the voters' decisions earlier this month, after a two-year hiatus we will be able to find out.
Take Republican Congressman-elect Lou Barletta. He defeated credit union supporter Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-Pa.) despite strong efforts on Kanjorski's behalf by the trades.
Credit unions weren't an issue in the race and several lobbyists for credit unions said Barletta-who stressed the need for job growth efforts-was never particularly hostile toward credit unions.