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December 3, 2013 - Webinar: NCBA CLUSA Legislative and Advocacy Update

Join NCBA CLUSA President and CEO Mike Beall and Capitol Hill professionals as they discuss cooperative legislative matters and current issues in Washington. With Congress working on important legislation such as tax reform, the farm bill and the appropriations process, now is the time to get updated on issues that are important to you, your cooperative, and your community. During this update, learn what NCBA CLUSA is working on legislatively to advance the cooperative business model within Congress, the White House and the federal government.

Update Areas

  • Overview of the current work in Congress and the Administration
  • USDA Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program funding
  • Tax reform and how it could affect credit unions
  • The Farm Bill
  • Cooperative development legislation: “Creating Jobs Through Cooperatives Act of 2013”
  • Food Co-op eligibility for SBA programs
  • FEMA housing cooperative disaster funding eligibility


  • Mike Beall - President and CEO, NCBA CLUSA


  • Alan Knapp - Vice President of Advocacy, NCBA CLUSA
  • John Weinfurter - Vice President, Government Relations, Witt | O'Brien's
  • John McKechnie - Partner, Total Spectrum

Date and Time

  • Tuesday, December 3, 2013; 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Eastern

Who Should Attend

  • Cooperative developers, representatives, and volunteers
  • Members of community service organizations
  • Other groups/individuals that support the co-op movement, and are interested in learning about cooperative legislative matters


  • Free for NCBA CLUSA Members and Nonmembers



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