Small business owners meet with their representatives to promote CUs' expanded MBL authority.
Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) confers with CUNA EVP of Governmental Affairs John Magill (left) at a reception at CU House, held to launch a broad, small-business Hike the Hill event featuring 75 small business and CU representatives from 15 states. Rep. Ed Royce
At left, Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) addresses small business and CU representatives at a briefing in advance of their U.S. House and Senate visits the following day to support an increased MBL cap for CUs.Rep. Mark Udall
Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) stands before posters noting a survey that found two-thirds of small business owners consider the lack of availability of credit to be a serious problem.Rep. Ed Royce
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.), a chief co-sponsor of the pending House MBL bill, says CUs must do the "heavy lifting" to convince federal lawmakers to increase the MBL MBL cap.Rep. Carolyn McCarthy
CUNA President/CEO Cheney (third from left) welcomes some small business representatives who hiked the hill in support of CUs.Bill Cheney
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), at right, listens as Energy Fitness co-owners Michael and Trevor Tucci (center) detail how Bethpage FCU has helped their burgeoning business begin.Rep. Peter King
N.C. CU League SVP Dan Schline (right) thanks retiring Rep. Brad Miller (D-N.C.) for his support of H.R. 1418, and said the majority of Americans support the goal of MBL cap-lift legislation.Dan Schline