During the three-day online workshop, advocates shared and discussed the power of compelling credit union stories.
Though events and campaigns will look differently this month, credit unions can still find creative ways to promote credit union-friendly congressional candidates.
Supreme Court Delivers a Huge Win for the Credit Union Movement with Denial of Banks’ Appeal on Field of Membership
Former NCUA Chair Rick Metsger weighs in on the importance of this development.
Last week’s special session saw legislation on mortgage foreclosure protection, remote notarization, expanded flexibility for Individual Development Accounts, and protection for CARES Act payments from garnishment.
Coping with COVID-19 and police accountability are the two key reasons Governor Kate Brown is convening the special session.
Attention Oregon Credit Unions: Funds are Available to Help Small Business Members Left Behind in CARES Act Support
Four credit unions have stepped up to help the state distribute $1.7 million in grants, and you can refer your small business owner members to them.
In a joint letter to Treasury, NWCUA, CUNA, and other leagues recommend a simplified process for small borrowers.
The Senate Financial Institutions Committee held its first-ever virtual hearing to learn more about services provided, particularly the Paycheck Protection Program loans.
Northwest credit unions’ advocacy efforts were critical in an important change that will benefit military families nationwide.
“You are living your people helping people mission,” Brown said.
Oregon Senator Wyden Introduces Legislation to Allow Credit Unions to Better Serve Main Street During COVID-19
Similar legislation is pending in the House to exempt credit unions from the member business lending cap for one year.
Hood tells committee more relief for credit union members is needed as COVID-19 response continues.
The legislation would exempt loans to small businesses that are tied to fallout from the COVID-19 crisis from the MBL cap for the next three years.
As Congress prepares the fourth round of stimulus relief, NWCUA is working closely with key committee members and all Northwest representatives to represent credit unions’ interests.