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.

Fall Hike the Hill Proves Timely for Credit Union Priorities

Northwest advocates were on the Hill as the SAFE Banking Act moved closer to a House vote.

National Award-Winning Regulator Mary Hughes on What’s to Come for Credit Unions

The 2019 Pierre Jay Award-winning regulator talks with Anthem about credit unions’ advancements and opportunities.

Credit Union Leaders from Across the Northwest Collaborate at [email protected]

Speakers focused on advocacy, acquiring bank assets, diversity, equity, and inclusion, cybersecurity, and other key industry topics.

Senator Mike Crapo Brings Secretary Ben Carson to Idaho for Housing Discussion and Tour

Your Association had an opportunity to meet with the delegation, shedding further light on local housing hurdles and ways in which credit unions can contribute solutions.

Idaho Regulator Mary Hughes Honored by NASCUS with the 2019 Pierre Jay Award

As she prepares to receive her national honor, Hughes reflects on three decades of service to the financial services industry.