WASHINGTON — Optimism about saving the tax exemption was in theair at CUNA's “Don't Tax My Credit Union” event at the Credit UnionHouse the trade group held Wednesday in conjunction with itsnational online rally.

CUNA is working to garner support for its no tax message fromthe across the nation, hoping to get the attention of Congress. The public can write their members of Congress on thecampaign's website, which CUNA saidhas already recorded more than 1 million contacts.

As the battle over the federal budget continues in Congress amida government shutdown, the deadline for raising the nation's debtlimit is fast approaching. CUNA told Credit Union Timesthat the debt ceiling debate could expedite tax reform.

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