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What to Expect: Idaho GAC

Here’s a rundown of the key credit union advocacy event of the new year in the Gem State—whether you’re a seasoned advocate or visiting the Capitol for the first time.

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Save the Date: OR and WA CU Days at the Capitol Around the Corner

Credit Union Day at the Capitol is the simplest, and most effective, way to engage in credit union advocacy. Find out how your involvement can make a difference.

Oregon Delegation to NCSL Leads Way on Cannabis Banking Policy

During the National Conference of State Legislatures, Oregon delegation members led a national resolution urging Congress to let states decide their own legal framework for cannabis banking, an issue front and center for Northwest credit union advocates.

Grassroots Army Messages Credit Union Difference to Washington Legislators

A grassroots army of 200 credit union employees and members fanned out across the Washington State Capitol complex Thursday, messaging lawmakers about how not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions make communities stronger.

Put Money In Your Pocket in 2016: Join a Credit Union

The easiest New Year’s resolution to keep is taking control of your personal finances. Credit union membership can save you hundreds.

2016: The Year of the Credit Union Advocate

As Congress heads back to work and the Washington and Oregon legislatures prepare to gavel in, Anthem notes 2015 successes and looks toward to 2016.

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.

Washington Legislative Update: Special Session Begins

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

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: 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.

Washington Credit Unions Fill Capitol With Credit Union Difference

A record number of credit union advocates brought the credit union story to Olympia, sharing economic impact and legislative priorities.

We Need You: Share the Credit Union Story With WA Legislators

Washington Credit Union Day at the Capitol is your best chance to make the credit union difference known in Olympia. Register now for the free February 19 event.

Advocates in Action: WECU Walks the Talk

When it comes to advocacy in action, WECU sets a gold standard. In this month’s profile, Anthem tags along for a candidate visit to the credit union, and celebrates the advocacy philosophy of President & CEO Wayne Langei.

Couldn’t Make It to GAC? Join the Advocacy Effort with a ‘Don’t Tax Tuesday’ Tweet

CUNA and the Northwest Credit Union Association are urging credit union members and staff to tweet lawmakers today on the third “Don’t Tax Tuesday,” part of a nationwide grassroots effort designed to energize public support for credit unions’ tax-exempt status.

Credit Union Cookies and Long-Nurtured Relationships Rule a Very Busy Day in Salem

It’s a good thing that Oregon credit union advocates brought specially designed cookies with them to the NWCUA’s Legislative Lunch @ the Capitol, because even on a very busy day during a short legislative session, they found lawmakers hungry to hear about the impact credit unions have on the communities they serve.

Washington Advocates Get a Warm Welcome at Credit Union Day at the Capitol

More than 110 advocates bundled up in hats, gloves, heavy coats and bright yellow scarves to attend Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia, where the weather may have been chilly but the reception from lawmakers was very, very warm.

Credit Union Day at the Capitol Matters – for Legislators and Advocates

Harborstone Credit Union’s Steve Kirby won’t be “hiking the hill” with advocates during Credit Union Day at the Capitol next week. That’s because Kirby will be in his office in Olympia, where he represents Washington’s 29th District and serves as chair of the House Business and Financial Services Committee. It’s an important event, he says – for legislators and for advocates.

Washington Credit Union Day at the Capitol Will Connect Advocates to Legislators

Credit union advocates from across Washington are invited to get up close and personal with state legislators in February, when the Northwest Credit Union Association hosts Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia.