Washington Legislative Update: Budget Passed, but Special Session Continues

The two-year budget includes a tuition cut for college students and ends a handful of tax exemptions.

CUNA Mutual Group Continues Credit Union System Advocacy Efforts in 2015

With support of national and regional advocacy efforts, CUNA Mutual supports the continued strength of the credit union movement.

Rivermark Continues Sweet Fundraising Tradition Through ‘Dough for Doernbecher’

Through its annual Dough for Doernbecher initiative, Rivermark Community Credit Union and its partners raise funds for Portland’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital by making, packaging and selling cookie dough for holiday treats. The deadline to join the cause and place an order is Thursday, Nov. 29.

NWCUA Continues Support of Derek Kilmer for Congress

Sound Credit Union’s Rick Brandsma helped host a fundraiser on Monday for Derek Kilmer, Democratic candidate to replace retiring Rep. Norm Dicks in the House. Kilmer received a $5,000 CULAC contribution for the November general election.

‘Biz Kid$’ Special to Debut in Portland as Show Continues to Earn Accolades

“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-backed financial literacy show for kids, will air a special entitled “Three Minutes to Change the World” on OPB in June. “Biz Kid$” was recently nominated for three Emmys and earned its first Parent’s Choice Silver Award.

Oregon’s Bonamici Co-sponsors Supplemental Capital Bill, Continues Championing Credit Union Issues

Freshman Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) added her name to the co-sponsor list for a bill that would allow the NCUA to authorize supplemental capital for well-managed credit unions and count it toward net worth.