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.
The Northwest Credit Union Associationâ€™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.
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.
Several regulatory advocacy efforts that were part of our Government Affairs Conference will certainly continue throughout the coming weeks and months.
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A story picked up around the nation this week focuses on the Northwest Credit Union Associationâ€™s Washington state effort to pass legislation encouraging non-savers to sock away a short term nest egg.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The latest news about NWCUA efforts in the Washington State Legislature
Friday, March 25, was the 75th day of the stateâ€™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.
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.