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“ADVOCACY is such a VIBE!”

A chat box quote summed up the energy at the virtual Washington Credit Union Day at the Capitol last Thursday.

Oregon state capitol building in Salem.

Updates from the Oregon Capitol

The latest from the short session in Salem.

Not too late to register for WA Virtual Credit Union Day at the Capitol

Gather with your colleagues from throughout the state to learn more about the 2022 legislative session and credit union priority issues.

Video Update from the Washington State Capitol

Check out an update on the 2022 legislative session, credit union priority legislation, and Washington’s Virtual Credit Union Day at the Capitol from Olympia, WA.

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The 2022 Oregon Legislative Session Begins

Advocates will have the opportunity to share the Credit Union Difference with lawmakers at the Oregon CU Legislative Luncheon Feb. 17

Idaho Capitol Building

Idaho Legislative Redistricting Map Upheld by Idaho Supreme Court

In its ruling, stated that the four separate lawsuits against the legislative maps failed to showcase or make a convincing argument.

Credit Unions Share New Community Impact Data with Elected Officials During 2022 Idaho CU Day at the Capitol

The two-day advocacy event brought credit unions from all corners of the state together in Boise last week.

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Legislation Modernizing the Washington State Credit Union Act Passes House

HB 1165 now heads to the Washington Senate.

Northwest Credit Unions are Encouraged to take the Diversity Self-Assessment

Deadline to fill out self-assessment is January 31, 2022.

Contact Your Local Representatives to Ask for Support of Credit Union Priority Legislation

The State House voted to pass HB 1165 the evening of Jan. 26 so this opportunity to ask for your local House member’s support has closed.

Interior of Olympia, Washington State Capitol

WA House Votes to Delay Much Discussed Long Term Care Program

The later deadline gives lawmakers more time to work through some of the policy and implementation challenges that have been raised by employees, employers, and policymakers over the last year.

Credit union legislation approved by House Committee

Credit union priority legislation unanimously cleared the House Consumer Protection and Business Committee on the fourth day of the 2022 legislative session.

It’s Go-Time for Credit Unions in the Statehouses and in the Beltway

Advocacy never takes a break, but with during legislative sessions, credit unions have a golden opportunity to shine.

Clarity COO Nick Fugal’s Advice to First-Time Advocates: ‘It Takes Time’

Fugal recently spoke with Anthem about the importance of credit union advocacy and the impact it has on the Movement’s future.

ID Governor Kicks Off 2022 Legislative Season with Optimistic State of the State

The speech was highlighted by an optimistic view of Idaho’s economy and job outlook, but specifically by the $1.9 billion budget surplus that the Governor announced in his speech.

2022 Washington Legislative Session Underway

The Washington State Legislature officially gaveled in today for its 60-day session that will see lawmakers attempt to tackle a number of important issues without much time to get them done.

Oregon Gavel

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.