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This marks my first Governmental Affairs Conference as President/ CEO of CUNA and it is an exciting time to be leading the credit union movement.

As a lawmaker for 16 years, I always looked forward to meeting with delegates from Iowa’s credit unions. I know how important a credit union Hike the Hill is, and what it means to both the credit union members and the members of Congress they visit. A credit union message gets heard loud and clear with each GAC.

Nearly 5,000 people are in Washington this year to advocate for the credit union movement. Credit union leaders are here to talk about preserving the credit union tax status, stopping merchant data breaches and improving merchant data security standards, and enacting regulatory relief in the wake of Dodd-Frank and other rulemakings that have so severely affected their ability to serve their membership.

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