NWCUA Federal Legislative Week in Review

Two-hundred Northwest credit union participants joined more than 4,000 other credit union leaders in Washington, D.C., last week for another successful Governmental Affairs Conference.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

The latest news about NWCUA efforts int eh Washington State Legislature

Federal Legislative Week in Review

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) has introduced the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, which would raise the credit union member business lending cap to 27.5% of assets. This could provide up to $13 billion to small businesses in the first year alone and create over 140,000 new jobs at no cost to taxpayers.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Governor Gregoire signed the ‘early action’ supplemental budget bill into law, cutting $367 million of the $556 million deficit.

NWCUA’s 2011 Volunteers Conference Dates Set

The 2011 Northwest Credit Union Association Volunteers Conference will be held June 23-25, at The Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center, Bend, Ore. Mark your calendar and plan to send your volunteers.

National Industry News: Ex-NCUA Chairman Johnson takes on Iowa CU oversight

The Iowa Division of Credit Unions will soon be led by former National Credit Union Administration Chairman Joann Johnson. Johnson served the NCUA for a total of six years starting in 2002, and led the agency for her final four years.

Large Data Breach May Affect Northwest Credit Unions

In an open letter posted on its website, RSA, the security division of EMC, said it experienced an “extremely sophisticated” attack in which information related to the company’s SecurID two-factor authentication products were stolen.

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

The three-day judging event for the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards has wrapped up and judges are lauding the quality of the 2010 entrants.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

Celebrate the end of the Washington Credit Union League Convention with a night of comedy and have a chance to win one of two iPads.

Washington League Introduces new ‘Credit Union Song’ at 77th Annual Meeting

See Brandon Johnston sing his song at the Annual Business Meeting and download the song for free!

Examining Mortgage Loan Officer Compensation

Two recent regulatory actions highlight the significance of reviewing how you compensate your Mortgage Loan Officers.

2010 Capitol Advocacy Award Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Capitol Advocacy Award to recognize credit unions that have been leaders and participants in legislative and regulatory grassroots advocacy over the past year.

Heard and Overheard May 17, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.

Heard and Overheard November 1, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.