Credit Union Champions Enjoy Successful Midterms at Federal and State Levels

Credit-union-backed candidates won more than 90% of their elections nationally, with even higher numbers in Oregon and Washington.

Political Soothsayer Charlie Cook Shared Insights at Amplify

Cook said that midterms lean towards Republicans, shared his thoughts on the 2016 presidential race.

Washington Legislative Week in Review: A Primer for the 2014 Session

Washington’s politically divided state Legislature kicked off the 2014 session last week with plenty of big issues on the table, including funding for education and transportation, but the combination of election-year politics and a short session may make reaching any kind of consensus difficult. Here’s a look at what to expect in Olympia.

Washington Legislative Week in Review: Legislature in Session, NWCUA Establishes State Priorities

The 2013 session of the Washington State Legislature began on Jan. 14 with three significant items on the year’s agenda: adopting a budget through 2017, resolving public education requirements and finalizing details related to Medicaid expansion.

What’s Happening in the Washington State Senate?

The Washington State Senate is in flux after two Senate Democrats announced plans to align with the other side of the aisle to create a new 25-24 Republican majority, creating division within the Senate and a possible change to the Senate’s permanent rules and governance structure.

Oregon Legislature Meets for One-Day Special Session

This Oregon Legislative Update gives details on last Friday’s special legislative session and outlines all the leadership changes in the Oregon Legislature for 2013.

NWCUA Regulatory Advocacy Update: Mixed Reaction from Industry to NCUA’s Low-Income Designation Letters

The weekly Regulatory Advocacy Update outlines the NWCUA’s efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the larger movement. Included here is an update on industry-wide reaction to the NCUA’s letter regarding LICU eligibility.