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There’s a first time for everything. Just last week, a credit union representative was called on to testify at a hearing regarding a bill for community banks-sort of. It wasn’t terribly controversial, but it was a start.

The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to review initiatives to promote small business lending and job growth. CUNA President/CEO Dan Mica testified regarding legislation to enact the Small Business Loan Fund, a fund for which credit unions do not qualify. The appearance was a testament to the sway a former member of Congress, particularly one soon leaving his current position, carries.

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