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The Tennessee Credit Union League is the representing body for the credit unions of Tennessee before the federal and state legislative bodies.

The mission of the League’s Advocacy department is to strengthen and preserve the credit union movement in Tennessee.


TCUL TriStar Advocacy Program

The TriStar Advocacy Program is the Tennessee Credit Union League’s program for grassroots, advocacy, and PAC support. TriStar is here to raise our influence both in Nashville, and Washington, DC.

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CULAC: Investing in Your Credit Union’s Future

CULAC LogoThe Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) is the federal PAC for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). CULAC’s purpose, as defined in its Articles of Association, is to “provide the opportunity for individuals interested in the future of the credit union movement to contribute to the support of worthy candidates for federal office who believe, and have demonstrated their belief, in the principles to which the industry is dedicated.”

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Deduct A Buck LogoAs many credit unions that already participate in the Deduct a Buck program can attest, Deduct a Buck offers a number of attractions as a fundraising tool.

Deduct-A-Buck has the potential to be an enormous tool for the credit union movement. By asking credit union members to contribute a dollar, or more, each month, quarter or year, for political activity we can build an unparalleled base of support that will allow credit unions’ political power to increase exponentially.
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Project Zip Code

Project Zip Code logoProject Zip Code (PZC) is a secure program that counts your credit union members and matches them by congressional district, state legislative district, and county. These numbers are uploaded to CUNA’s Project Zip Code national database and combined with numbers nationwide. The member totals are then transmitted for use of the PZC national website, This data aids in federal and state advocacy efforts, and is useful to credit unions interested in ATM expansion or shared branching.

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Grassroots Action Center

The Tennessee Credit Union League’s Grassroots Action Center provides information and allows you to take action on legislative issues that impact credit unions.  The center is designed to keep you informed and involved as we work together to establish a positive legislative atmosphere for Tennessee credit unions.

Visit the Grassroots Action Center “Your League—Your Voice”

Power Comment

PowerComment®Created by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, and brought to you in partnership with CUNA, PowerComment is an innovative and highly-interactive online communication tool designed to connect credit union professionals with state and federal regulators.

By providing access to proposed rules, discussion boards, and direct commentary to agencies, every PowerComment member will be empowered to join the movement and help ensure a sustainable future!

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Don’t Tax My CU Advocacy Toolkit

“Don’t Tax My Credit Union” is a national campaign dedicated to ensuring Congress doesn’t raise taxes on 96 million credit union members nationwide and preserves financial choice for American consumers.”

Join us today to share your story and tell Congress: Don’t Tax My Credit Union!

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