Congressman Mike Collins Talks About His Credit Union Background and How It’s Helping Him in Washington

The latest episode of the Common Cents Podcast has been released, featuring U.S. Representative Mike Collins (GA-10) and Grace Newcombe, the Vice President of Federal Advocacy and Communications for the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU). Common Cents Podcast Host Mike Miller sat down with the Congressman and Grace to discuss a range of topics, including his credit union background, his experiences in Washington D.C. so far, credit union priorities, and important legislation being worked on by him and other U.S. House members.

Rep. Collins is a Republican Lawmaker who represents the Jackson, Georgia area in the U.S. House of Representatives. He previously operated a trucking company and served on the board of the Georgia Motor Trucking Association and Associated Credit Union.

During the podcast episode, Rep. Collins discussed his background in the credit union industry and how it has influenced his work in Congress. He also shared his perspective on important credit union issues, including the impact of regulatory burdens on credit unions and government red tape.

You don’t want to miss the May 2023 edition of Common Cents, which you can listen to at or on your favorite podcast service (Apple, Spotify, Amazon, etc.).

LSCU Podcast Host Mike Miller is the Communications Manager for the League. Mike, a former TV News Anchor who has worked for stations in Alabama, Georgia, and Texas, enjoys sharing stories from credit unions, lawmakers, and organizations that all further the credit union mission of “people helping people.”

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Lizeth George
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