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.

Repo Remarketing to Host Free Lunch and Learn

Northwest Credit Union Association preferred partner Repo Remarketing is hosting a free lunch-and-learn meeting on April 14. Find out why 21 Northwest credit unions have chosen this complete solution to manage their repossession and remarketing needs.

NWCUA Federal Legislative Week in Review

The latest news about NWCUA efforts in Washington D.C.

Federal Legislative Week in Review

Thank you to everyone who sent emails in response to the two Action Alerts we sent out in the last two weeks.  We had a good response but have more work to do, and must strike while the iron is hot.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

Metro’s Chief Operating Officer Mike Jordan has been selected by Gov. Kitzhaber to hold the title of COO for state government and also act as the director of the Department of Administrative Services.

Interchange Legislation Could be Introduced This Week

Credit unions are calling on Congress to stop, study and start over on planned interchange fee regulations, and legislation that would do just that could be introduced later this week.

Obama’s Former Budget Director Pushing National Prize-Linked Savings Program

The former director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama and current vice-chairman of global banking at Citigroup this week enthusiastically endorsed prize-linked savings as a way to increase savings among low-to-middle-income Americans.