Governor Kate Brown signed HB 4094 into law on March 29. NWCUA lauded the news as an “important first step” for credit unions looking to provide financial services to legal marijuana businesses.
Each July, credit unions come together to raise money for CULAC, the political action committee that helps elect credit union champions to Congress. Learn how to support Credit Unions for Kids while raising CULAC funds, and more.
Beginning with the preservation of the credit union tax exemption and charging through mid-term elections, credit unions fought and won important battles in 2014.
Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.
The NWCUA announced its backing of Rep. Suzanne Bonamici in the race to fill Oregonâ€™s vacated Senate seat. The Association is now working to further support Bonamiciâ€™s campaign by providing volunteers leading up to the Jan. 31 special election.