Federal Legislative Update: Regulatory Relief Bills Move Through the House, Senate Action Should Follow Shortly

Regulatory relief and data security are getting attention in Congress. Credit unions also focused on tax reform and charter updates. Two Northwest Members of Congress add their names as co-sponsors of credit unions’ MBL bill.

Washington Legislative Update: Regular Session Ends Sunday

Credit union bills are headed to the governor as the legislative session comes to an end. A special session may be necessary to pass a budget.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Pass Washington Legislature

Both credit union priority bills passed the Washington State Legislature and will be sent to the governor to be signed into law.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Awaiting House Vote

With only three weeks left in the legislative session, credit union bills await vote while budgets are debated. Vote expected by week’s end.

Oregon Credit Union Day at the Capitol Successfully Messages Structure, Value and Impact

Grassroots advocates captured the attention of Oregon’s legislators with a strong message about the structure, value and impact of credit unions. Key legislative leaders and Governor Kate Brown praised credit unions for leadership and impact.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Oregon House

The bill, which is supported by the NWCUA, now moves on to the Senate.

Oregon Credit Unions Bring Credit Union Difference to Elected Officials

Nearly 200 credit union advocates are in Salem today for Credit Union Day at the Capitol. Messaging the structure, value and impact of credit unions, prize-linked savings and charter enhancements top the agenda.

Washington Legislative Update: Two Credit-Union-Supported Bills Awaiting Vote

As deadline looms, the House and Senate are busy hearing and voting on bills, including two supported by the NWCUA.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bill Receives Important Recommendation

As NWCUA-sponsored bill receives ‘do pass’ recommendation, House Democrats expected to release operating budget.

Oregon Legislative Update: Charter Update Passes Senate

Oregon credit union charter update bill SB 582 passed the Senate last week. This week, prize-linked savings bill got a hearing.

Washington Legislative Update: NWCUA Bills on the Move

Companion bills addressing credit union corporate governance and investments continue to move forward.

SB582 Took a Step Forward Passing out of the Senate This Week

Senate Bill 582, legislation to improve the Oregon Credit Union Act, took a step forward passing out of the Senate this week.

NWCUA Sponsored Legislation Moves Forward in Washington

The Washington State Legislature is just past the midway point of its 105-day session. A flurry of activity in the last week impacts some legislation of interest to credit unions.

Special Legislative Update: Washington Priority Bills Pass Houses of Origin

Priority bills addressing credit unions’ corporate governance and investments passed the Washington State House and Senate.

Washington Legislative Update: Deadline for Floor Votes Approaches

Credit union bills await floor votes as legislative session nears its halfway point.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Await Floor Vote

As credit union advocates gathered en masse at the capitol, credit union bills passed out of committee.

Get Ready for GAC

Northwest credit unions invited to special events during the premier credit union gathering of 2015.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Update Bill Scheduled for Hearing

The bill to update the Oregon Credit Union Act is scheduled for a hearing as the new governor is sworn in.