Credit Unions to Congress: We’re Here to Share the Credit Union Difference

The mainstage spotlight shone on Northwest credit unions as more than 5,000 advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., for CUNA GAC.

Credit Union Act Update Passes Idaho Senate

In a breakneck-paced session, credit union-backed lienholder notification bill passes in the House, and the Senate confirms Patti Perkins as Director of the Department of Finance.

Advocacy Army Shares the Love with Oregon’s Legislature

It may be a “short session” for the Legislature this year, but advocates made a lasting impression at this year’s Legislative Lunch at the Capitol last week.

Credit Union Advocates Make Strong Statement to Washington Legislators

More than 250 advocates attended Credit Union Day at the Capitol last week.

Credit Union Day at the Capitol: The Credit Union Difference is Made Clear to Idaho Legislators

Idaho advocates are encouraged to stay engaged during and after the session, discussing credit union priorities with legislators.

Northwest Federal Charter Work Group Moves the Ball Forward on Credit Union Priorities

When hundreds of credit union advocates converge on the nation’s capital for CUNA GAC next month, the FCWG’s work will be reflected.

NWCUA Advocacy Team is off and Running with 2020 Plan

Access to financial resources for all consumers, modernization of state and federal charters, and a flexible regulatory environment to help credit unions better serve their members are primary focuses this year.

Advocacy Moves the Needle on NDAA Legislation

Language was removed from the bill that would have given big banks the same access to military bases that not-for-profit credit unions have.

Director Spotlight: Frank Chinn Brings the Boardroom’s Perspective to Advocacy

Unitus Community Credit Union’s Board Chair shares three helpful hints for meaningful conversations with legislators.

NWCUA, Other Cooperatives Host Annual Cooperative Lunch for Legislators

The event won a bipartisan “yum” from lawmakers.

It’s OK to Crash this Party

Young credit union professionals encouraged to apply to be 2020 CUNA GAC Crashers by Nov. 30.

Spotlight Shines on Advocacy at MAXX 2019

It was clear that engaging in telling the credit union story to policy decision makers is everyone’s job, and the why, what, and how took centerstage.

An Advocacy Win as SAFE Banking Act Passes House and Heads for Senate

Legislation would remove barriers for credit unions serving legal cannabis businesses.

Northwest Credit Unions Lead the Charge in 2019 CULAC Fundraising Efforts

Three Oregon credit unions raise more than $47,000 combined for the critical credit union political action committee fund.