Key Info for WA CUs Holding Public Deposits

DFI has scheduled a free webinar to answer questions about the application, approval, and on-line reporting process for Washington state-chartered credit unions choosing to become qualified public depositaries.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

The Association’s priority bill should be voted out of committee on its way to the House floor by the end of next week. Plus an update on the twists and turns of the State Bank of Oregon, garnishment, and tax credit transparency legislation.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

If the legislature is successful in completing its negotiations on two difficult issues, the special session could conclude soon. Also, an update on successful efforts to stop exam reports from becoming public.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

An update on various legislations that may affect credit unions, including a foreclosure mediation update, redistricting plans, and changes to the property recording surcharge.

Fed Invites Comment on Two Bankruptcy-Related Studies That It Will Conduct

The Fed is seeking public comment on how to address the specific issues that it is required to study, as well as any research or empirical data that it should take into account.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

A bevy of bills were voted on this week, including the Prize-Linked Savings Accounts and Foreclosure bills.

Washington State GAC Draws More Than 120

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Washington Government Affairs Conference drew more than 120 participants from around the region last week to learn about new legislation and lobby the state legislature on credit union supported bills.

Money$mart Week Set for Oregon, Washington

The Jump$tart Coalitions of Oregon and Washington have set their state Money$mart weeks for April 2-9 and April 23-30, respectively.

2011 MoneySmart Week Set

Jump$tart Washington is organizing the first Washington Money Smart Week Campaign, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. It begins April 25.

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

The three-day judging event for the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards has wrapped up and judges are lauding the quality of the 2010 entrants.

Chapter Awards Entry Deadline Set for August 6

The state’s credit union chapter presidents and boards should begin preparing to submit their applications to the Washington Credit Union League Chapter Excellence Program to be considered for the 2010 Chapter of the Year.

Volunteer Opportunity – OSPI Seeks Business Leaders

The Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), the primary agency charged with overseeing K-12 public education, is reaching out to credit unions as it recruits 180 people to form six grade-level committees to help set Washington’s public education performance standards.