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Save the Date: OR and WA CU Days at the Capitol Around the Corner

Credit Union Day at the Capitol is the simplest, and most effective, way to engage in credit union advocacy. Find out how your involvement can make a difference.

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Just Before Election Heads Into Final Stretch, Northwest CU Leaders Hike the Hill in DC

Credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington visited legislators from both states to share the Credit Union Difference and stances on critical issues affecting their members.

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Credit Union Leaders Engage With Gov. Kate Brown, Rep. Tobias Read, at Rivermark

Thirty credit union leaders—from Klamath Falls, Pendleton, and Salem to Eugene, St. Helens, and Portland—gathered to meet with Gov. Kate Brown and State Rep. Tobias Read, a candidate for State Treasurer.

Metsger Addressed Oregon Credit Union Advocates

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger isn’t fazed by bank lobby claims the regulator is overstepping its authority. Metsger said “90 percent” of regulatory changes credit unions want to better serve their members, NCUA can provide.

Governor Inslee to CU Advocates: I am a Believer in Credit Unions

Advocates attending Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia on February 4 began their day with a supportive address by Governor Jay Inslee. “You are providing financial education that is so imperative to our young families,” he noted.

Put Money In Your Pocket in 2016: Join a Credit Union

The easiest New Year’s resolution to keep is taking control of your personal finances. Credit union membership can save you hundreds.

2016: The Year of the Credit Union Advocate

As Congress heads back to work and the Washington and Oregon legislatures prepare to gavel in, Anthem notes 2015 successes and looks toward to 2016.

Obama Signs Into Law Three Credit Union Regulatory Relief Measures

Modernizations to privacy notification requirements, opening of FHLB membership to privately insured credit unions, and changes to the CFPB’s treatment of “rural” areas were all signed into law as part of a comprehensive highway bill.

Credit Unions Thank ‘Champion’ Senator Wyden at Portland Event

Credit union leaders thanked Senator Wyden for helping to protect credit unions’ tax status and for introducing a bill that would allow increased credit union lending to small businesses.

Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol Successfully Messages Structure, Value and Impact

Grassroots advocates captured the attention of Oregon’s legislators with a strong message about the structure, value and impact of credit unions. Key legislative leaders and Governor Kate Brown praised credit unions for leadership and impact.

Oregon Governor Kate Brown Visits Credit Union Advocates

The advocates were gathered for Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol, where they shared the value and impact of credit unions with lawmakers.

Oregon Credit Unions Bring Credit Union Difference to Elected Officials

Nearly 200 credit union advocates are in Salem today for Credit Union Day at the Capitol. Messaging the structure, value and impact of credit unions, prize-linked savings and charter enhancements top the agenda.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Day at the Capitol Next Week!

Register now to share the credit union difference with your legislators in Salem. The event is free to attend.

GAC: Northwest Credit Unions Bring Powerful Message to D.C. and Come Home with Honors

Over 200 credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington attended CUNA’s GAC, sharing the credit union difference in our nation’s capital and being honored for their accomplishments.

Today at CUNA GAC: Rapid-Fire Updates from Washington D.C.

We’re updating this post all week long with the latest news from CUNA’s GAC in our nation’s capital.

Washington Credit Unions Fill Capitol With Credit Union Difference

A record number of credit union advocates brought the credit union story to Olympia, sharing economic impact and legislative priorities.

Northwest Credit Union Advocates Raise $162,000 for CULAC

Individuals from across the Northwest gave of their own resources to help support credit union champions in Congress.

Credit Union Advocates Prepared for Big 2015

Northwest credit unions bring comprehensive legislative agenda, momentum into 2015.