Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Hits

NWCUA continues working on top priorities as the committee deadline hits and minimum wage bills are heard.

Bankers Renew Call for Tax on Credit Unions; Fight Back on ‘Thank You Thursday!’

Credit unions are being urged to thank members of the House Ways & Means Committee for protecting the credit union tax exemption with a “Thank You Thursday” social-media campaign designed to combat a new wave of attacks from bank lobbyists.

What HB 1582 Really Means for Washington State-Chartered Credit Unions

With two NWCUA-sponsored bills moving quickly through the Washington State Legislature, credit unions should begin looking ahead at how the bill will affect them should Gov. Jay Inslee sign it into law.

Compliance Question of the Week

What are “public funds?”

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

NWCUA’s charter update bill is getting a hearing in the House today, while the Oregon Bankers’ bill to tax credit unions is technically still alive despite not leaving its committee before the deadline.

New NCUA Office Means Compliance Change for Federal Credit Unions

The NCUA’s new Office of Consumer Protection became effective on february 1. In addition to its obvious consumer protection role, one division of the new office will be responsible for consumer compliance policy, program and rulemaking, fair lending examinations, financial literacy programs and more.

Authors, Palm Readers, and Bloggers, Oh My! Full Trade Show Means More Fun for Convention-Goers

Ninety-six exhibitors and a variety of fun events are waiting for participants in the 2010 Washington Credit Union League’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac.