Answering the call to advocacy engagement, Oregon credit union advocates showed the Senator’s staff the impact regulatory burden has on their members’ ability to get the services they need.
NWCUA called upon to testify on financial services for marijuana-based businesses; update to Oregon Credit Union Act scheduled for March 4 hearing.
The bill to update the Oregon Credit Union Act is scheduled for a hearing as the new governor is sworn in.
Northwest credit union legislative agenda is on track after second week of Washington legislative session.
Legislature begins long session under Supreme Court contempt order; will tackle taxes, education and transportation issues.
The credit union regulator approved its 2015 budget by a 2-to-1 vote, increasing 4.2 percent over 2014.
Several bills of interest to credit unions failed to clear their house of origin by last week’s deadline, but others – including the NWCUA-sponsored credit union merger bill — are still in play and have until Feb. 28 to pass their policy committee in the opposite house.
Washington’s politically divided Legislature returned to the state Capitol in Olympia on Monday, kicking off a 60-day session that is expected to tackle everything from education funding and transportation to gun control and marijuana.
Former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger is now a member of the NCUA board. He was sworn in during a ceremony in the US Senate Friday morning.
The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs held a nominations hearing for former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger, President Obama’s nominee to the NCUA board. During opening remarks, Metsger shared the policy and vision he would bring to the NCUA board if confirmed by the Senate.
The Oregon DCBS has scheduled a hearing July 1 to discuss a rule that would allow state-chartered credit unions to hold unimproved property for up to six years instead of three.
The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will conduct a hearing June 27 to consider President Obama’s nomination of former Oregon Sen. Rick Metsger to fill a vacancy on the NCUA Board.
With a goal of ending its session by early July at the latest, the Oregon Senate is working to finalize a revenue package that will pass both chambers. Meanwhile, a freshman lawmaker shares insight into the complicated process of getting legislation passed.
Credit unions leveraged a rare opportunity to share details about the regulatory burden during a Congressional hearing yesterday. The hearing sets the stage for a regulatory relief bill.
The cost of credit unions’ regulatory burden will be examined in an unprecedented Congressional hearing April 10. Hailed as a “win” for credit unions, the hearing is a first step toward legislative relief.
Senate Bill 520 met no significant opposition its first public hearing yesterday in the Oregon Senate General Government, Consumer and Small-Business Protection Committee. The bill’s next step toward passage will come in the form of a committee vote.
After last week’s key deadline for bills to be approved in their houses of origin, the Washington State Legislature turns its attention to the state budget. Numbers released Thursday show the projected budget deficit has grown by $300 million.
Credit unions were on full display last Thursday in Olympia, as hearings on NWCUA-sponsored bills coincided with Credit Union Day at the Capital and the accompanying Financial Reality Fair.