A combination of election year politics, budget constraints and Washington travel fatigue is putting a crimp into the traditional D.C. "Hike the Hill" treks conducted by state leagues during September.
Add Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) to the growing number of legislators who believe raising the member business lending cap will be pivotal for job creation.
Several more credit union leagues called off their annual Hike the Hill trips to Washington in September citing budget factors, D.C. travel fatigue and-with the exception of member business lending-Congressional inattention to industry issues.
Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th Conn. District) is among the growing number of legislators who believe raising the member business lending cap will be pivotal for job creation.
Because of a planned political protest, the Credit Union League of Connecticut has decided that holding an event at the State Capitol on Thursday isn't their cup of tea.
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Groton, Conn., announced the retirement of Rick W. Stout, chief operations officer.
With an eye on Walmart's expansion into financial services, the Credit Union League of Connecticut alerted its members Friday to the start of check-cashing services in all 33 of the retailer's Connecticut stores.