Merkley Tells GAC Delegates He Will Cosponsor Wyden’s MBL Parity Bill

The Northwest sent one of the largest delegations to CUNA GAC to message the Credit Union Difference. The group visited with all Northwest Members of Congress and U.S. Senators.

Rep. Denny Heck to Co-Sponsor Supplemental Capital Bill

U.S. Rep. Denny Heck became the first member of the Washington delegation to add his name to the Capital Access for Small Businesses and Jobs Act this week, saying “supplemental capital lets us avoid the perverse situation of successful credit unions having to turn away deposits.”

DelBene to Co-sponsor Credit Union Small Business Job Creation Act

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene will become the second member of the Washington delegation to co-sponsor the Credit Union Small Business Job Creation Act when Congress reconvenes in the nation’s capital next week.

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.

Blumenauer to Co-Sponsor Member Business Loan Legislation

Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer is now co-sponsoring legislation to raise the cap on member business loans, a move that stands to benefit the credit union movement and bolster the U.S. economy.

Federal Legislative Update: Larsen to co-sponsor House Interchange Legislation

Congressman Rick Larsen (D-WA) agreed to co-sponsor H.R. 1081, the Consumers Payment System Protection Act, which would delay implementation of the proposed interchange rule for one year while the impact is studied.