Washington Congressional and Legislative Maps Finalized

This Washington legislative update explains the details of the new political map that was unanimously approved by the state’s Redistricting Commission Sunday evening.

Judge Dismisses Most Complaints in Heartland Data Breach Suit

A U.S. District Court judge dismissed most complaints brought by a number of financial institutions against Heartland Payment Systems Inc. regarding its January 2009 data breach.

Oregon Legislative Update

This Oregon legislative update outlines the latest state revenue forecast and explains the ramifications of Measure 67.

Oregon Legislator Calls for Shift of Public Funds to Credit Unions

This Oregon legislative update outlines Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith’s push to create the Credit Union Depository Pool and gives up-to-date information about local elections and the upcoming state Joint Revenue Committee meeting.

Twelfth District CDIAC Meets to Discuss Regional Economy, Strategy

The 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) met on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in San Francisco to discuss the state of the regional economy and the issues it faces. Advantis’ Ron Barrick is the council’s vice chairman.

NWCUA Announces Support of Bonamici in Race to Fill Vacated House Seat

The NWCUA has announced that it will support Suzanne Bonamici in the race to fill the Oregon House seat left vacant by David Wu’s August resignation. Bonamici currently represents District 17 in the Oregon State Senate.

Changes on the Horizon in the Oregon House

This Oregon legislative update explains how the Oregon House of Representatives will look different after 2012, as several House members have announced their resignation or are running for a different office.

NWCUA Eyes Newly-Proposed Washington Congressional Districts with Interest

This Washington legislative update explains the current status of the newly-proposed Washington congressional districts.

Advantis President and CEO Ron Barrick Appointed Vice Chairman of 12th District CDIAC

Credit unions gained stronger representation at the district level, as Advantis Credit Union President and CEO Ron Barrick was named vice chairman of the 12th District CDIAC. Credit union leader Darin Moody was also named to the council.

Washington State Redistricting Update

This Washington legislative update explains the timeline and policies surrounding redistricting and reapportionment of legislative and Congressional districts.

Contenders Line Up for Wu’s Seat

Governor John Kitzhaber announced publically that he intends to announce a date for a special primary election for the 1st District seat that will give the Secretary of State sufficient time for an election.

Washington Legislature Schedules Fall Special Elections

Spokane and Vancouver will see special elections to permanently fill seats left by former senator Bob McCaslin and former Representative Jim Jacks.

Oregon Legislative Session’s End is Near?

This week’s Oregon Legislative Week in Review outlines how a constitutional deadline for ending the session is near despite some budget issues still needing approval.

IRS Pays Up After UBIT Smackdown

Members and employees of the Colorado based Bellco Credit Union are all smiles this week after the credit union received three IRS checks totaling over $291,000 as the result of the favorable outcome of their legal challenge to UBIT.

NWCUA Chairman Congratulates Barrick on Being Named to San Francisco Fed’s Community Depository Advisory Group

NWCUA Chairman Bill Anderson yesterday congratulated Ron Barrick, president and CEO of Advantis Credit Union in Milwaukie, Ore., on his appointment to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s newly-formed 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.

Washington League Elects New Secretary, District 5 Director

Mina Worthington, President & CEO of Yakima Valley Credit Union, has been elected to fill the Washington Credit Union League Board of Director’s Secretary position, and Harborstone Credit Union President & CEO Phil Jones has been elected interim director on the Board’s District 5 position.

No Challengers Means League Board Unchanged

In the absence of challengers for the 2010 elections, four directors retained their seats on the Washington Credit Union League (WCUL) Board after that body accepted the slate of candidates presented by the Nominating Committee.

League Announces Support for Third District Contender

Credit union professionals from throughout Clark, Cowlitz and Thurston counties gathered at Fibre Federal Credit Union to show their support of third Congressional district contender Jaime Herrera as the Washington Credit Union League announced its official support for her campaign.