Many Representatives expressed their intention to look out for Iowa credit union members that would lose out under the Senate plan. Representative Phyllis Thede told Ascentra President and CEO Dale Owen, “I am definitely a supporter of credit unions.” Representatives also commented on the recent letter writing campaign from Ascentra advocates.
The message is being heard, but more work lies ahead to protect the financial choice for Iowans. Keep contacting your lawmakers and remember that a tax increase on credit unions is a tax increase on 1.1 million Iowans.
Learn how you too can become a credit union advocate on Credit Union Difference page. You can also to learn more about the latest threats to credit union members and reach out to your legislators through the Protect Financial Choice page.