In the Idaho Legislature, some unprecedented outcomes left well-known leaders at the short end of the vote tally.
This is a pivotal time in Idaho politics, and we need you to let your voice be heard.
The 2022 Session of the Idaho Legislature came to a close, earlier this afternoon, following an eventful three months of in-depth legislative activity.
This legislation, the 2022 update to the Idaho Credit Union Act, brings significant updates, modernization, and flexibility into the Idaho Credit Union Act
In many areas of Idaho, the primary election may be the only election that has candidates filed for office or that will be impactful for the final outcome of the election in November.
The speech was highlighted by an optimistic view of Idaho’s economy and job outlook, but specifically by the $1.9 billion budget surplus that the Governor announced in his speech.
What legislative district will you be in for the 2022 election? Who will you be voting for in Congress or the Legislature in November of 2022?
Idaho credit union leaders joined U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and other stakeholders for a roundtable discussion Tuesday, Oct. 12
If you have been watching the news over this past week, you know there has been quite a potentially high-stakes political tennis match between Governor Brad Little and Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin.
Governor Little held a press conference while visiting the communities around Coeur d’Alene, outlining the current strength and continued positive trajectory of Idaho’s economy.
Senate Bill 1131, which was a collaboration of the NWCUA and the Idaho Banker’s Association, was drafted in an effort to reduce the administrative burdens in how our credit unions manage court ordered garnishments.
Idaho Legislature Passes COVID Liability Safe Harbor, General Election Support, as Special Session Ends
On Wednesday, the Idaho House introduced compromise legislation to provide limited liability protection or civil immunity for damages or an injury resulting from exposure to the corona virus. The compromise bill, H.B. 6, was passed on a 54-15-1 vote, which broke down mostly along party lines. The legislation extends civil immunity for unknown or unintentional […]
Idaho Legislature Developing a Pathway to a Special Session, Focusing on COVID Liability Protections
A joint working group of the Idaho Senate and House Judiciary Committees met on Tuesday, and again earlier day, to discuss liability concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Idaho prepares to open public schools, colleges and universities as well as the significant concerns that have been expressed by business industry representatives, hospitals and many […]
On Wednesday, the Idaho Secretary of State began certifying what can only be described as a bizarre 2020 Primary Election in Idaho. Faced with the impact of COVID-19, the State of Idaho moved to an absentee or mail-in only balloting process for the first time in its history. Following a lawsuit that extended the deadline […]
On Monday, the NWCUA Advocacy team, led by President and CEO, Troy Stang, spent time with a delegation of government leaders that were in Idaho to examine and discuss affordable housing. The delegation, led by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R – ID) included Dr. Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Idaho Congressman […]
On Wednesday, Idaho Governor Brad Little (R – ID) signed S.B.1048 into law. As you recall, S. 1048 is the NWCUA’s legislation that provides additional technical updates to the Idaho Credit Union Act, which is a follow-on to the governance modernization that was completed during the 2018 Session of the Idaho Legislature. Thank you to […]
Earlier today, S. 1048, passed out of the Idaho House of Representatives on a unanimous vote. As you will recall, S. 1048 is the technical update to the Idaho Credit Union Act, which is follow-up legislation to the broader credit union governance updates that were passed during the 2018 Session of the Idaho Legislature. Representative […]
On Wednesday, the NWCUA Advocacy team presented legislation that would require written notification to automobile lienholders if a vehicle was not recovered by the owner within seventy-two (72) hours, following a tow and/or vehicle impound. Working in collaboration with Idaho House Transportation Committee Chairman Joe Palmer (R – Meridian – 20), the NWCUA worked to […]