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Participate in the 2017 Regulatory Burden Study

Learn about this year’s analysis of the cost of regulations for credit unions, and find out how to get involved during a webinar on May 25.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of May 15, 2017

The House is back in town but the CHOICE Act isn’t on the calendar… several Leagues have been successful in advancing credit union priorities in state capitols… CUNA and supporters in Congress urge NCUA to advance alternative capital rulemaking… DCUC joins CUNA in letter on the MLA to DoD… and CUNA weighs in on housing finance reform with Senate Banking Committee…

We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of May 8, 2017

The comment period for NCUA’s ANPR on Alternative Capital ends today…CFPB will hold field hearing on Small Business lending… the House Financial Services Committee approved the CHOICE Act… Michigan credit unions send a strong message to NCUA… the House is in recess but the Senate is in session… we’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of May 1, 2017

The House Financial Services Committee moves to mark-up CHOICE Act… Durbin repeal language under attack in Committee… CUNA continues dialogue with Treasury Department on Regulatory Burden… CUNA and World Council urge Congress to repeal FATCA… we’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!

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Nominate Outstanding Northwest Credit Union Professionals for the 2017 Summit, CUNA, and Chapter Awards

Nomination period is open today through June 23 for the 2017 NWCUA Annual Awards Program, which will be presented during the 2017 MAXX Convention in October.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of April 24, 2017

Good afternoon! Congress is back with an aggressive schedule this week: a vote on Obamacare repeal… the threat of a government shutdown… and the House begins work on financial regulatory reform. It’s going to be a busy week here in Washington, and we’ll unpack it for you in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update!

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Red Canoe’s Amy Davis Completes Eight Years of Service to National CUNA Executive Committee

A strong Northwest presence will continue on the Marketing and Business Development Council’s Executive Committee.

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5 Reasons to Make Convenience a Priority

Why improving your members’ digital experience is critical for your credit union, plus strategies for success.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of April 17, 2017

CUNA and the Leagues file a joint letter with Senate Banking… Chairman Hensarling releases CHOICE 2.0 Changes… Montana and Tennessee near enactment of credit union legislation… and CUNA and ICBA file a joint letter on cyber-security… We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of April 10, 2017

Congress is out of session until April 24. When they get back, they will have four days to figure out how to fund the government beyond April 28. If progress isn’t made over the next two weeks toward a long-term solution, expect a short term continuing resolution to buy legislators more time… or a government shutdown.
Before leaving town, there were several indications that leaders in the administration and on Capitol Hill still have regulatory reform on the agenda. We met with Treasury on Tuesday… key Senators introduced an important credit union bill… the House Financial Services Committee spent five hours questioning CFPB Director Cordray… and its Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit received testimony on proposals for regulatory reform – a topic on which we have several ideas…
We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of April 3, 2017

It’s shaping up to be a busy and monumental week in Washington with the Senate poised to confirm (one way or another) the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court… We are urging Congress to fully fund the Community Development Financial Institution Fund… The Senate Banking Committee asks CUNA to help on Housing Finance Reform… the CFPB’s Credit Union Advisory Council met in Washington last week… and there will be significant hearings on the CFPB, regulatory reform and retirement security this week… we’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of March 27, 2017

The House Financial Services Committee examines the state of bank lending… CUNA meets with FCC on TCPA… and NCUA and banking regulators release regulatory relief report… we’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update…

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of March 20, 2017

Congress will be focused on health care and a Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearing… The House Financial Services Committee will examine the constitutionality of the CFPB’s structure… New Mexico credit unions succeed in sending new data breach and CDFI bills to the Governor… CUNA seeks input on impact of Military Lending Act rules… Trump budget would zero out Community Development Financial Institution Fund… NCUA responds to ABA’s Field of Membership complaint. We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update…

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of March 13, 2017

CUNA filed an amicus brief in case questioning constitutionality of the CFPB structure… we teamed up with ICBA to raise awareness in Congress about our Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) concerns… CUNA-supported legislation on CFPB exemption authority and supplemental capital has been introduced… and the CFPB is considering a six-month delay of the prepaid card rule. We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update!

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Point West Credit Union’s Amy Nelson, a Finalist for CU Hero of the Year

For her work leading Point West Credit Union through net worth restoration and service to the underserved, Amy Nelson is one of four national finalists.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of March 6, 2017

Good afternoon and thank you to all of those who attended last week’s CUNA Government Affairs Conference (GAC)! It may have been the best one yet and its success is measured in large part by the enormous contributions of our state partners and member credit union employees and volunteers! Thank you so much for your advocacy and support!

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GAC is a Wrap; Northwest Delegates Message CU Difference BIGLY

A delegation of 250 Northwest credit union advocates connected with 5,000 counterparts from every state in America at the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference this week.

Special Advocacy Update CUNA GAC – Week of February 27, 2017

Good morning and welcome to CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference! We are incredibly excited to have 5,000 credit union advocates in Washington to bring our common-sense agenda to Congress.