WOCCU on Capitol Hill Urging Congress to Support Credit Union Development Efforts

The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) was active on Capitol Hill today urging Congress to support credit union development efforts.  Michael Edwards, General Counsel and Andy Price, Regulatory Counsel for WOCCU were present at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that heald a hearing entitled "USAID Resources and Redesigns" wherein The Honorable Mark Green, Administrator for the Unites States Agency for International Development testified on issues surrounding the deployment of funds by the agency.

The Credit Union National Association submitted a letter touting the success of WOCCU with past development projects and urging Congress to priortize procurement reforms that level the playing field for smaller development contractors such as credit unions.

A copy of the letter can be viewed here.