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SW WA Chapter Hosts Annual Fall Legislative Dinner

While national politics dominated TV screens, the Chapter’s legislative dinner focused on credit union advocacy.

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King County Legislative Event to Feature Congressional Contender Pramila Jayapal

The Washington State legislator is a contender for the 7th District seat after finishing first in the primary, following an endorsement from former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Oregon Legislative Update

The Northwest Credit Union Association is tracking several bills important to credit unions during Oregon’s Legislative session.

Cooperatives Come Together With Oregon Legislators

Oregon legislators enthusiastically got a plateful of information about how cooperatives benefit communities last week. The Northwest Credit Union Association and other cooperatives hosted their 12th annual cooperative lunch in Salem.

Credit Union Value Greets Lawmakers at Flagship National Conference

State leagues, CUNA, AACUL, CUNA Mutual Group and Washington State Credit Unions join forces to put America’s credit unions front and center at state lawmakers’ conference.

Washington Legislative Update: 2015 Session in Review

Well into its third special session, the Washington State Legislature finally came to the agreements needed to adjourn. Thanks to advocates, credit unions saw important priorities passed this session.

Washington Legislative Update: Budget Passed, but Special Session Continues

The two-year budget includes a tuition cut for college students and ends a handful of tax exemptions.

Oregon Legislature Passes Credit Union Charter Enhancement Bill

The bill makes several important changes to the Oregon Credit Union Act, and will now go to the governor’s office to be signed into law.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Approved by Legislature

The Oregon Senate passed a bill to allow prize-linked savings in the state. It now goes to the governor for signing.

Washington Legislative Update: Special Session Begins

Budget negotiators are in Olympia for a special session of the legislature to bridge budget divides.

Washington Legislative Update: Governor Signs Credit Union Bills

As the legislature heads into a special session, Governor Inslee signs two credit union bills into law.

Oregon Legislative Update: First Deadline in Oregon Capitol Reached

With credit union bills already passed houses of origin and moving forward, the first critical deadline of the legislative season leaves other bills ‘dead.’

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 Legislative Update: NWCUA’s Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Committee

House Business and Labor Committee unanimously votes to send prize-linked savings bill to the floor for a vote.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Day at the Capitol Next Week!

Register now to share the credit union difference with your legislators in Salem. The event is free to attend.

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.

Oregon Legislative Update: NWCUA Testifies on ‘Marijuana and Banking’

NWCUA called upon to testify on financial services for marijuana-based businesses; update to Oregon Credit Union Act scheduled for March 4 hearing.