State Attorney General Gets CU Nod InGovernor's Race

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FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - (10/29/04) -- The Washington CU League said it hasendorsed Democratic Attorney General Christine Gregoire, along-time partner on privacy issues, in her race for Governor.Credit union volunteers were raising funds, marching in parades,handing out stickers and canvassing neighborhoods on behalf ofGregoire, who created the state's Consumer Privacy Workgroup, withthe league. Gregoire, who has expressed her support for the creditunion tax exemption, also worked with the league on legislation toprotect privacy and combat identity theft. As governor, Gregoirewill appoint the next commissioner of financial institutions, whichregulates state chartered credit unions, an area of great interestto the state's credit unions.

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