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Primary Election in Oregon Full of Competition!

Yesterday’s Primary Election in Oregon was full of candidates for voters to pick from.

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Vote Tuesday in Idaho’s Primary Election

This is a pivotal time in Idaho politics, and we need you to let your voice be heard.

Full Speed Ahead: Putting the Advocacy Model of the Future in High Gear

In the soon-to-be new, six-state Association, expect more influential voices and deeper member engagement.

US Capital

Two Key Congressional Hearings Wednesday Focus on Issues Important to Credit Unions and Their Members

Help move the advocacy needle in the right direction by participating in calls to action regarding interchange and overdraft protection.

NWCUA Analysis of April 21 NCUA Board Meeting

The NCUA Board of Directors met April 21 to discuss cybersecurity and the agency’s DEI commitments.

Governor Little Signs Digital Assets Bill, Idaho Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

The 2022 Session of the Idaho Legislature came to a close, earlier this afternoon, following an eventful three months of in-depth legislative activity.

Governor Little Signs Credit Union Act Update Legislation

For credit union advocates, a bill-signing ceremony is cause for celebration.

Governor Little Signs Idaho Credit Union Act Update Into Law

This legislation, the 2022 update to the Idaho Credit Union Act, brings significant updates, modernization, and flexibility into the Idaho Credit Union Act

Washington Reps. Kirby, Hoff Will Not Run for Re-Election

When the Washington State Legislature re-convenes in January 2023 it will be without two credit union champions as both Rep. Steve Kirby, D-Tacoma, and Rep. Larry Hoff, R-Vancouver, will not run for re-election in November.

Credit Union Advocacy Efforts Lead to Big Moves by Congress

In conversations with legislators at CUNA GAC, credit union leaders helped move the needle on two important issues.

NWCUA and CUNA Collaborate on Ad Supporting Congressman Kurt Schrader

The ad highlights Schrader’s support for digital broadband expansion and its implications for banking in underserved areas.

Kurt Schrader Issue Advocacy Ads

In keeping with our commitment to support credit union champions, we are pleased to share a recent political ad we’ve partnered with CUNA in preparing that highlights the congressman’s strong record in supporting constituents.

WA State Capitol

Priority Legislation Signed by Governor as 2022 Session Ends

Washington lawmakers adjourned the 2022 legislative session late Thursday night, which was closely followed by Governor Jay Inslee signing House Bill 1165, priority credit union legislation, into law on Friday morning.

Redistricting Map 2022 ID

Idaho Election Filing Showcases Retirements & New Faces

In many areas of Idaho, the primary election may be the only election that has candidates filed for office or that will be impactful for the final outcome of the election in November.

Idaho Capitol Building

A Win For Idaho Credit Unions; Act Update Legislation Passes

Ryan Fitzgerald reports on camera from Boise.

Picture of US Capitol with flag

Federal Update Addressing Variety of Topics, Including Ukraine Aid

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today on a $1.5 trillion spending bill to keep the federal government funded and address a variety of other issues including $13.6 billion in aid for Ukraine and Eastern European countries.

Northwest Advocates Fan Out Across the Beltway for CUNA GAC

In meetings with Congress, they secured a firm commitment to protect the tax structure, and messaged priority legislation.

Washington Credit Union Modernization Bill Clears Legislature

The bill increases access to financial services for underserved consumers and allows credit unions to make equity investments in companies providing financial technology solutions.