WASHINGTON — CUNA's legislative and political update at the Governmental Affairs Conference last week stressed the importance of being politically active and gave advice on how to get involved.

CUNA Vice President, State Government Affairs Gretchen Drobnyk urged to educate members by writing newsletters, sending statement stuffers about why credit unions are tax-exempt, and hanging posters in the lobby.

Drobnyk also promoted the use of Project Zip Code to identify where members are located in Congress members' districts to "help remind them how many people you represent."

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