Connecticut credit unions, considering service options in the wake of the Constitution Corporate conservatorship, are patiently waiting for their turn with NCUA town hall meetings.

While dozens of the NCUA discussion forums with CEOs have been held in states impacted by the Sept. 24 corporate seizures, none have been held in Connecticut, which is the home of Constitution Corporate, the one entity now being readied by the agency for a purchase/assumption merger.

"I plan to ask NCUA to schedule some as part of their outreach," said Howard Pitkin, the state's banking commissioner, who stressed that the agency except for the CU dialogue "has been pretty cooperative" as it shops for merger partners for the $1.4 billion Constitution Corporate.

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