Advocates in Action: Full Throttle for Fall Elections

It’s been a busy summer for Northwest Credit Union Advocates who have hosted champions in their branches, volunteered for campaigns and helped to raise funds for candidates.

A Credit Union Q&A with Portland Mayor Sam Adams

Portland Mayor Sam Adams requested input last week on his Responsible Banking Resolution, a proposal that could impact Oregon credit unions. He answered several questions on the subject in this Anthem e-interview.

Mayor Adams Seeks Comment on Responsible Banking Resolution, Bonamici Pushes MBL Agenda

Portland’s mayor is seeking input on a Responsible Banking Resolution, which recommends Oregon credit unions be allowed to accept public funds. Meanwhile, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will be sworn in today and continues to emphasize raising the MBL cap.

Mayor Adams Supports Movement of Portland Funds to Credit Unions

Portland Mayor Sam Adams will pursue a plan to move Portland’s funds out of national banks and into local credit unions, supporting mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith’s challenge for the city to keep its money in local financial institutions.

Oregon Political Update

Oregon legislative committee appointments resulted in some changes on committees credit unions follow.