The two-year budget includes a tuition cut for college students and ends a handful of tax exemptions.
With support of national and regional advocacy efforts, CUNA Mutual supports the continued strength of the credit union movement.
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.
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 $5,000 CULAC contribution for the November general election.
“Biz Kid$,” 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.
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.