Wisconsin, fast becoming the nation’s battleground for credit union-bank clashes over the tax exemption and CU to bank conversions, erupted anew last week with dueling press releases following a fresh appeal from the banking lobby to Congress tied to the debt crisis.
Dairy State imbroglio over tax exemption continues to heat up.
WBA calls exemption "sacred cow"; WCUL calls bankers hypocrites, citing years of no taxes while reaping profits and taking bailouts.
League committee to meet on July 20 to discuss next step after bankers win battle over bill to smooth way for credit unions to become banks.
Wisconsin Credit Union League harshly critical of measure in budget bill that bankers say eases path for credit unions to become banks.
Badger State legislative panel inserted banker-pushed measure into budget bill without public hearings or debate.
The Wisconsin Credit Union League will be among guest speakers at a small business panel hosted by U.S. Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) next week.
While the nation’s attention still remains focused on the Wisconsin union-legislative fight, the state’s credit unions have been quietly helping member businesses and employees cope with the economic fallout through literacy efforts being promoted this week.
The Investor Education in Your Workplace program is being rolled out in North Carolina, with an initial quiz and survey set for March 28. Coursework and a final quiz and survey are scheduled for July 1.
The Wisconsin Credit Union League is touting a report from National Credit Union Foundation's Real Solutions program about the amount of money the state's credit unions saved their members in 2010.