Washington Legislative Update: Regular Session Ends Sunday

Credit union bills are headed to the governor as the legislative session comes to an end. A special session may be necessary to pass a budget.

Tax Advocacy Spotlight: Spokane Credit Unions Get 7,000 Responses

Spokane members delivered an over-the-top response to an invitation to write love letters about their credit unions. Over 7,000 people embraced the idea, so Spokane credit union leaders will share the love with Congress in a series of meetings beginning this week.

Tax Advocacy Spotlight: Credit Union Tax Exemption Gets Cooperative Support

Northwest credit union advocates have sent 28,000 messages to Congress in support of the credit union tax exemption.

NCA Security & Technology Insight: The Unique Challenges of Controlling Java Exploits

Java has been a very hot topic for security managers this year due to a steady stream of 0-day Java vulnerabilities that have been disclosed, with many of them being exploited in the wild. NCA Security and Technology Insight tackles the issue this week.

St. Helens Membership Petitions for Recall of Five Board Members

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union membership presented the credit union’s board of directors with a petition containing 492 signatures seeking a recall of five of its seven board members. A special meeting has been scheduled for Sept. 4.

Compliance Question of the Week

On an application we received indirectly from a dealer, I noticed there was not a section for a joint applicant to evidence his or her intent of being a joint applicant. Instead, there was fine wording at the bottom where the co-applicant affirmed the accuracy of the information and evidenced his or her intent to be joint applicant. Is this okay?

Oregon Political Update

This Oregon legislative update discusses the state’s most recent revenue forecast and gives details on several aspects of Oregon state politics.