Missouri’s Credit Unions Participate in Don’t Tax Tuesday, GAC
Missouri’s credit union leaders are taking the “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” (DTMCU) message to federal legislators—both online and on Capitol Hill—this week.
Credit unions across the country took the DTMCU message to Facebook and Twitter for the third installment of Don’t Tax Tuesday on February 25. Credit unions in Missouri used a variety of approaches for Don't Tax Tuesday:
- Some changed their cover photos
- Some shared a status, DTMCU logos and used the hashtags #DTMCU #DontTaxTuesday
- Some shared the DTMCU video
- A number linked to the DTMCU website
- Some linked to CUNA's helpful social media message creator
- Several activated members to tweet to Congress
While these online efforts continue, 49 credit union leaders from Missouri will share the credit union message with lawmakers at Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) annual Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC). During these in-person meetings, they will focus on the many ways that credit unions improve the lives of their members and their communities.
During Capitol Hill visits on February 26 and 27, attendees are sharing information about the credit union tax status, the need for Congress to address data breaches, and other issues affecting credit unions and their members. Missouri GAC participants are scheduled to meet with the entire Congressional delegation, including both U.S. senators and eight U.S. representatives.
In addition to Hill visits, Missouri CUNA award winners are being recognized for their efforts on February 26 at the GAC. Recipients include Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union, Mazuma Credit Union, Electro Savings Credit Union, St. Louis Community Credit Union and CommunityAmerica Credit Union.
Photos and more GAC information will publish in the next Missouri Difference.