Package avoids debt ceiling deadline, doesn't mention credit union tax exemption.
If money, as a former state official said, is the mother’s milk of politics, neither major CU trade is in danger of being lactose deprived any time soon.
Arizona credit union leaders Wednesday joined in expressing their support for victims of Saturday's Tucson shooting with a number planning to attend tonight's memorial ceremony led by President Obama with CUs also contributing to various local funds.
The Arizona Credit Union League said Saturday's rampage left everyone there with "heavy hearts," but praised those in Tucson for being a "shining light" because of the city's handling of the aftermath.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who remains in critical condition after an assassination attempt on Saturday, has been helped by credit union political action committees in all three of her difficult campaigns.