CUNA and its League partners are the most influential financial services organization and one of the top ten most effective advocacy organizations in Washington, D.C., according to an independent study conducted by Ballast Research (formally National Journal Research) earlier this year.
For the fifth year in a row, the CUNA-League system earned the distinction as a leading association at representing the interests of its members by creating the credit union narrative and sharing the movement’s story among Washington policymakers.
"The Minnesota Credit Union Network is proud to work alongside CUNA to amplify credit union voices on Capitol Hill," said MnCUN President & CEO Mark Cummins. "Now more than ever, it is critical the Members of Congress understand the CU Difference and MnCUN is pleased that our message is well-received and respected."
Key findings of the study include:
According to the Ballast study, one policy advisor serving in the U.S. Senate noted: “CUNA has a competitive advantage in showcasing local voices. They have more civic engagement, they have more members, they try to do more in the community.”
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