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Major Leadership Changes in Oregon Legislature

House Speaker Tina Kotek will resign this month to focus on the Governor’s race, and Senate President Peter Courtney will retire at the end of the year.

12 Northwest Credit Unions Receive Emergency Capital Investment Program Grants

The funds will help credit unions in their continued support of consumers, businesses, and communities that are disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

Updates from the Oregon Capitol

Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday, Nov. 30, that she will be calling the Legislature into special session on Dec. 13 to address eviction protections for renters.

U.S. DOL Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Large Employers to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing Policy

NWCUA’s Compliance team breaks down the new standard and provides insight on state-specific responses.

NCUA Issues Guidance on ECIP 30-Year Maturity Date Utilization

In a statement from the letter NCUA outlines, “Low-income credit unions may receive 30-year subordinated debt investments from the ECIP.

Grassroots Response: IRS Reporting Requirement Proposal

A recent IRS data collection proposal taken up in the Reconciliation package in congress has brought us yet another opportunity to show up and make our collective voices heard.

Oregon Capitol

Oregon State Legislation Special Session Update

The Oregon Legislature went into a special session on Monday, September 20th with the primary goal of approving the new Congressional and Legislative maps to send to Governor Brown. This “redistricting” session came after months of meetings and hours of public comment.

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Action Alert: IRS Reporting Requirements Proposal

This effort is intended to improve taxpayer compliance and increase federal revenues by $463 billion over the next ten years.

August Virtual Hike Meetings

In focus for these meetings are the potential threats to the credit card interchange system being floated in the Senate.

Oregon Capitol

Oregon Legislative Updates

The Oregon Legislature is on a fast track to finalize a redistricting bill by September 27th.

Mourning of Gary Leif & Lawanda Manning

OR Legislators, Staff & Lobby Mourn Passing of Two

Rep. Gary Leif and community servant Lawanda Manning are missed by the Oregon Credit Union Movement.

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Oregon Legislature Adjourns; 2021 Session Saw Credit Union Wins

In an unprecedented session requiring mostly virtual connection, the advocacy agenda still moved forward.

Oregon Capitol

Oregon House Takes Unprecedented Move to Expel Member

The Oregon Legislature is in the final weeks of the 2021 Legislative Session.

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Oregon CU Priority Bills Pass, Head to Governor’s Desk

The legislation modernizes the OR Credit Union Act, & helps credit unions’ loan and membership application processes.

Salem, Oregon state capitol

Credit Union Priority Bills Head to the Senate Floor

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s two priority bills, HB3079 and HB3080, passed with unanimous votes out of the Senate Labor and Business Committee and will head to the Senator floor.

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Critical Information for OR CU’s Regarding Mortgage Foreclosure Legislation

What you need to know about HB2009A as it moves through the legislature.

Updating CDC COVID Masking Guidelines in Multiple Oregon Counties

Two important announcements credit union leadership should be aware of.

Salem, Oregon state capitol

New Congressional Seat For Oregon

It is now up to the state to draw up the new district map.