NWCUA Advances the Credit Union Movement at NCSL Legislative Summit

Cannabis banking and tax fairness were among the key topics up for debate at this national policy-shaping event.

CULAC Successes and Upcoming Events

Oregon State CU pledges $32,014 during this year’s CULAC campaign; CLIMB Idaho to host CULAC fundraiser on Aug. 24.

NCUA Board Projects Budget Savings, Proposes Closing Stabilization Fund and Providing a Distribution in 2018

In its July Board meeting, NCUA proposed a distribution of $600-800 million, estimated $5.8 million in savings during its budget review, and announced plans to consolidate regional offices.

Last Chance to Apply for OSCUI Grant Program Opportunities

Deadline for low-income designated credit unions to apply for NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund grants is Monday, July 31.

Northwest Credit Unions Step Up for CULAC

As CULAC month comes to a close, get inspired by credit union professionals supporting this effort, and find creative ways to back the movement year-round.

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera-Beutler Secures a Big Win for Credit Union Industry

Credit union advocates worked with the Congresswoman’s team to secure funds for the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund, which assists credit unions serving low-income communities.

Oregon Legislative Update: 2017 Session in Review

Explore the issues that dominated the recently-adjourned session, as well as the accomplishments of credit union advocates.

Washington Reaches 11th Hour Budget Agreement to Avoid Partial State Shutdown

Governor Inslee says budget “fully funds” Washington schools for the first time in 30 years.

Participate in the 2017 Regulatory Burden Study

Learn about this year’s analysis of the cost of regulations for credit unions, and find out how to get involved during a webinar on May 25.

Northwest Advocates Make Timely Trek to Washington, D.C.

Spring Hike the Hill advocates landed as the Financial CHOICE Act was in the markup process.

Spring Advocacy Updates

Spring Hike the Hill A delegation of 14 advocates joined Jennifer Wagner and Samantha Beeler for the Spring Hike the Hill May 2-4. Their timing was excellent, as the markup process was underway on H.R. 10—the Financial Choice Act.   Northwest advocates had the opportunity to listen in on some of the over 30 hours […]

First Deadlines Hit Oregon Capitol

There are several established deadlines in a Legislative Session, and the Oregon Legislature is reaching the first of those deadlines.

Congressional Spring Recess

Congressional Spring Recess is here, bringing all of our members of Congress back to the Northwest.

Oregon House Considers Data Breach Legislation

Credit union CEOs Rick Hein and Rob Stuart testified about the significant impact merchant breaches have on credit unions, and ultimately, their members.