“The one thing that I’ve learned is there’s two sides to an issue and both sides want their to side to prevail, when they don’t they get frustrated.” – Iowa Rep. Bob Kressig (D-Cedar Falls) and board member at $1 billion John Deere Community CU on his first year in office. “Credit unions are saying if they were banks and needed capital, they could raise alternative capital. So if credit unions are allowed to raise alternative capital, that will take that discussion off the table.” – Francois Henriquez, general counsel, U.S. Central speaking at NASCUS’ Annual Conference and Symposium on alternative capital. “We are contacting members in the affected states and assessing their needs and trying to see if we can help.” -NAFCU Communications Manager Rebecca Somers on NAFCU’s efforts following Hurricane Katrina.

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