WASHINGTON — Community bank and credit union associations have taken their fight over a proposal to expand the products and services of federal credit unions to the Bush administration.

Diane M. Casey, president of America’s Community Bankers, urged the Office of Management and Budget in a Jan. 23 letter to review a National Credit Union Administration proposal for “incidental powers” that would let federally chartered credit unions offer services and products such as Internet banking and individual retirement accounts.

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