WASHINGTON — Twitter and timing, taxes and terrorism all helped make for a lively Governmental Affairs Conference last week in the nation's capital.
Neither the credit union tax exemption nor UBITs were included in House tax reform draft.
CUNA's Twitter campaign fell on the same day lawmakers were finishing up the tax reform bill.
Heading into the GAC, legislative priorities for credit unions include protecting the tax-exempt status, data security and housing finance reform.
See who graced the stage on the second full day of CUNA's GAC.
Watch the full interview with Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) backstage at CUNA's GAC.
House Ways and Means member John Larson says although it's just a draft, tax reform does not currently include credit unions.
Read how attendees of CUNA's Governmental Affairs Conference will work and play in Washington.
CUNA SVP of Legislative Affairs Ryan Donovan says tax reform decisions are currently being made behind the scenes on Capitol Hill.
A new NAFCU study defending the credit union tax exemption says its elimination would deny Americans $17 billion in annual economic benefits.