Congressmen and state officials gathered with more than 50 representatives from Connecticut credit unions earlier this week for the Credit Union League of Connecticut’s Governmental Affairs Conference, the league said.
Updates on state and federal issues important to credit unions were on the agenda, as were general topics such as the federal deficit, the economy, employment and foreclosures, the league said.
“We are fortunate to have local access to our legislative representatives,” said Tony Emerson, CULC president/CEO. “Face-to-face dialogue makes for more effective communication that can only yield to positive results for credit unions and their members.”
Speakers included U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), U.S. Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.), U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, state Banking Commissioner Howard Pitkin and state lawmakers.
A local media outlet recorded a podcast of Emerson discussing the state league’s GAC. It can be downloaded here by clicking on The Commercial Record banner.