CUNA plans to continue with party Monday night and reception with GTE Financial on Wednesday night.
Hospital playground dedications, the sponsorship of political panel events and casual meetings with legislators and delegates are on tap for CUNA and its Florida and North Carolina leagues as they work to promote credit unions and industry issues during the national Republican and Democratic conventions.
CUNA, NAFCU urge credit unions to lobby lawmakers home on break.
Six-term Indiana Republican trailing Tea Party challenger in polls.
Credit unions and their trade associations are lobbying members of Congress in their home states while lawmakers are home for spring break.
CUNA says credit unions lobbying for member business lending cap hike to congressmen home on break.
U.S. Representative Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) defeated three primary challengers to hold on to his party's nomination for his seat. Bachus is chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and received support in his campaign from CUNA's Credit Union Legislative Action Council.
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) has defeated three primary challengers to hold on to his party's nomination for his seat.
In a contest between veteran Democratic congressmen, Marcy Kaptur defeated Dennis Kucinich on Super Tuesday in Ohio. She now faces Joe the Plumber.
CUNA is backing Marcy Kaptur over Dennis Kucinich in the Democratic primary race for the newly formed Ninth Congressional District in Ohio.