WINN to Help Credit Unions ‘Win’ on Regulation

Jaycee Winn has recently joined NWCUA as director of regulatory advocacy. Based in the Beaverton, Ore., office, Winn will help members keep abreast of federal and state regulatory initiatives and design and implement advocacy efforts on behalf of the Association and its members.

Washington State GAC Draws More Than 120

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Washington Government Affairs Conference drew more than 120 participants from around the region last week to learn about new legislation and lobby the state legislature on credit union supported bills.

Free Webinar Help CUs Take Advantage of Invest in America Program

A free webinar set for Tuesday, Feb. 15, and presented by Invest in America, will teach you how to take advantage of the program that increases the value of membership and stimulates the economy. The hour-and-a-half webinar begins at 1:30 p.m.

CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report

Several regulatory advocacy efforts that were part of our Government Affairs Conference will certainly continue throughout the coming weeks and months.

Free CMG Seminar: Changing Environment, Emerging Risk

Find what your credit union can do in this changing environment to protect your board and implement good governance practices by Joining CUNA Mutual Group in Federal Way, Wash., or Lake Oswego, Ore.

NWCUA Legislative Effort Gets National Spotlight

A story picked up around the nation this week focuses on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Washington state effort to pass legislation encouraging non-savers to sock away a short term nest egg.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

Priority bill SB 177 had a hearing in the Senate General Government, Consumer and Small Business Protection Committee Last Wednesday, with several Oregon credit union leaders testifying.

Wagner Helps Guide NWCUA Legislative Efforts

The Federal Reserve System will conduct a webcast on risk-based pricing notices on February 16. This webinar is part of an ongoing series focused specifically on consumer compliance issues.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

Today more than 200 Credit Union Advocates from across the state will be descending on the Oregon State Capitol to bring the message of the credit union difference to Oregon legislators.

NWCUA’s Prize Linked Savings Bill Passes Washington Senate

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Prize Linked Saving bill on Wednesday passed a Senate floor vote 46-2. The legislation will now move to the House State Government & Tribal Affairs Committee, a body that has already heard and passed a companion measure to the legislation

Washington Legislative Week in Review

House Bill 1327 is expected receive a hearing before the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee after some intense lobbying.The bill allows public entities to deposit public funds into federally chartered credit unions and increases the amount that may be deposited to the maximum level of NCUSIF insurance.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

The latest news about NWCUA efforts in the Washington State Legislature

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Friday, March 25, was the 75th day of the state’s 105-day legislative session and the last day to consider bills from the opposite house of origin except for fiscal bills necessary to implement the budget. Bills that had not received a committee vote by the end of the day Friday are considered dead.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

House Bill 1327 passed the House on Saturday, February 26 by a vote of 85-12 with 1 excused. It is now expected that the bill will be referred to the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee where Association staff will work to get it scheduled for a hearing.