NWCUA Testifies Before the Idaho EORAC

The NWCUA Advocacy team provided testimony to the Idaho Legislative “budget setters” on Thursday afternoon regarding the past year’s growth and the positive impacts that Idaho credit unions have on the overall economy of Idaho. The Economic Impact and Revenue Assessment Committee (EORAC) is an interim legislative committee that meets just prior to the start […]

Fulcher Thanks Idahoans in Quick Tour Before Taking Office

The NWCUA Advocacy Team had the opportunity to attend one of the stops on Congressman-elect Russ Fulcher’s “Thank You Tour”, which he is making around the State, before heading to Washington to be sworn into the 116th Congress.   Fulcher provided attendees with a synopsis of his last few weeks of orientation, office selection and the […]

Idaho Legislature Completes Organizational Session With Committee Chair Shuffle

Following a week of training, logistics and organizational meetings, Idaho’s 65th Legislature is all prepped and ready for the kick-off of the 2019 Legislative Session on January 7th.  This week’s Organizational Session included some contentious leadership elections in the House of Representatives, which resulted in Speaker of the House, Scott Bedke (R – Oakely – […]

The Beehive FCU Community Comes Out in Force to Support Idaho Senator Brent Hill

The NWCUA Advocacy team co-sponsored an event with Beehive FCU in support of Senate President Pro Temp Brent Hill, in Rexburg, at the end of last week.  Shane Berger, President and CEO of Beehive, along with his entire team, put together a spectacular event to support the re-election campaign of Senator Hill.  In addition to […]

Idaho Credit Unions Actively Supporting Candidates for the Idaho Legislature

The Idaho grassroots advocacy team is on the move, across Idaho, in an effort to support credit union champions in the Idaho Legislature.  Several Idaho credit unions have partnered with the NWCUA to co-sponsor fundraising and “meet ‘n’ greet” events with Idaho legislators, throughout our State. On Thursday, September 20th, Senator Mary Souza met with […]

CSG West Conference Brings Western Legislators Together for Discussions on Trends and Best Practices

The NWCUA team had the opportunity to support and attend the CSG West Annual Conference that was hosted in the State of Utah this week.  Over 150 legislators and 450 overall attendees were in attendance from the 13 respective Western States.  During the course of the week, legislators and advocates focused on numerous issues and […]

Idaho Leaders Meet in Coeur d’Alene for the Idaho Governor’s Cup

The NWCUA Advocacy Team had the honor of taking part in last week’s 2018 Idaho Governor’s Cup in Coeur d’Alene.  Over 800 attendees provided support for the Governor’s Cup program, which provides scholarships to Idaho high school graduates that will be attending Idaho universities.   Our advocacy team had the opportunity to bring the credit union […]

Credit Union Advocates Gather in Tri-Cities to Support a Credit Union Champion

Over the August Congressional recess last month, credit union leaders and advocates joined hosts, Don Miller and Jerry Sims of Gesa Credit Union, at an event in the Tri-Cities for Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA4). Not surprisingly, credit unions showed up big—both in number of attendees and dollars raised—for the Congressman, who is running for re-election in […]

Idaho GAC Works to Outline Policies and Legislative Agenda for 2019

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Simplot Employees Credit Union Makes a Big Impact for Local Charity

Each year, for the past three years, Simplot Employees Credit Union has offered a December Skip-a -Pay program in which members of the credit union can donate $25 to Ronald McDonald House Charities and skip their December loan payment. This year the members of Simplot ECU donated a total of $5,700 through this program as […]

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