As the governor resigns, credit union bills are referred to committee and the legislative session marches on.
NWCUA-sponsored bills receive hearing, now face Friday deadline.
Bills for prize-linked savings and updating the OR Credit Union act introduced; plus updates on other bills we’re tracking.
Both NWCUA-sponsored bills to amend the Washington Credit Union Act are up for hearings this week.
Two new credit union bills introduced, supplemental operating budget passes House, plus movement on other important bills.
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.
NW Priority Credit Union makes bicycle magic; Solarity Credit Union makes holiday feast for homeless youth.
Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.
Through counseling and strategic credit, a Washington family regained their financial footing with help from Newrizons Federal Credit Union.
Cook said that midterms lean towards Republicans, shared his thoughts on the 2016 presidential race.
Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.
Banking of legal marijuana businesses received support from the House in two votes Wednesday. One of the measures was proposed by Rep. Denny Heck.
Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren’t seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won’t have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.
After 33 days, the second short legislative session in Oregon’s history adjourned on March 7 with a flurry of mostly small, technical bills and minor budget adjustments. Several controversial measures were left on the table, but lawmakers did pass bills of interest to credit unions.
With the final deadline for considering bills from the opposite house now behind them, lawmakers will focus during this final week of the legislative session on initiatives, budgets and matters related to implementing budgets. They’ll also work on negotiating differences between bills passed by the House or Senate.
Key issues remain on the agenda as the Oregon Legislature nears the end of a short session, but one bill of interest to credit unions — dealing with possessory liens — has already passed both the House and Senate.
“It’s a great day to be a credit union advocate”: Oregon and Washington’s GAC delegates spent much of the day Tuesday preparing to “hike the Hill” today and share the credit union message with all four Northwest senators and all 15 of the region’s representatives.