Oregon Legislative Update: NWCUA Testifies on ‘Marijuana and Banking’

NWCUA called upon to testify on financial services for marijuana-based businesses; update to Oregon Credit Union Act scheduled for March 4 hearing.

As Advocates Make Their Case on the Hill, Tax Reform Proposal Leaves Credit Union Exemption Untouched

Northwest advocates headed to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to press their case for the credit union tax exemption, and they found good news waiting for them: Credit unions’ tax status was left untouched in a tax reform plan released by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Recapping Convention: Northwest Credit Unions Carry Out Cooperative Spirit

Last week marked the NWCUA’s 2012 Convention and Annual Business Meeting, the region’s premier gathering of credit union leaders. Read on for in-depth coverage of all the highlights…

Federal Lawmakers, CUNA Senior Leadership and Credit Unions Share MBL Story with Media

St. Helens Community CEO Brooke Van Vleet steps into the national spotlight tomorrow at a Washington, D.C., media event showcasing small-business lending. Her panel will follow remarks by Sen. Mark Udall, Rep. Ed Royce and CUNA President and CEO Bill Cheney.

Wednesday Convention Agenda Features Nationally-Renowned Speakers and Presenters

Wednesday marks the first full day of the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting. The agenda is highlighted by addresses from Salim Ismail and Susan Ershler, with the Friendraiser and Bottle Auction hosted by the Washington and Oregon Foundations taking place in the evening.

General Sessions Set the Pace for Convention

The general sessions at the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting set the pace and tone for attendees’ daily activities and then help those attendees regroup at the end of the day.