Senator Crapo Introduces Bill to Block IRS Overreach on Data Collection

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and U.S. House Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-Texas) introduced the Tax Gap Reform and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Enforcement Act to push back on overreaching data collection language proposed in Congress. “In light of recent proposals to massively expand the IRS, with unprecedented […]

Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers Joins Letter Against IRS Proposal

The letter was signed by dozens of house members late last week.

Good News for Advocates Regarding NDAA Legislation

Samantha Beeler reports the Armed Services Committee markup is favorable to CUs thus far.

Action Alert: IRS Reporting Requirements Proposal

This effort is intended to improve taxpayer compliance and increase federal revenues by $463 billion over the next ten years.

The Northwest Credit Union Advocacy Army Grows Ever Stronger

Following two workshops held this summer, credit union advocates are armed with the tools they need to make the Credit Union Difference shine.

August Virtual Hike Meetings

In focus for these meetings are the potential threats to the credit card interchange system being floated in the Senate.

Oregon Legislative Updates

The Oregon Legislature is on a fast track to finalize a redistricting bill by September 27th.

Get Your Congressional Representatives’ Undivided Attention Now

During the August recess, they look forward to getting away from floor debates so they can hear positive news.

OR Legislators, Staff & Lobby Mourn Passing of Two

Rep. Gary Leif and community servant Lawanda Manning are missed by the Oregon Credit Union Movement.

How Northwest Credit Unions Moved the Needle in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

Collaboration is the backbone of the Credit Union Movement, especially when it comes to advocating to ensure the best possible operating environment for credit unions.

Take Your Advocacy Skills One Step Further with Advocacy Training 201

The Aug. 19 program will teach seasoned advocates how to build lasting relationships with legislators and solidify their roles as key contacts.

Get Creative with Your CULAC Fundraising This July

From payroll deductions to raffles, there are countless ways employees can help elect credit union-friendly candidates to Congress.

NCUA Announces Distribution of $865 Million to Members of Failed Corporate Credit Unions

The $865.5 million will be distributed to the capital account holders of the former Members United, Southwest Corporate, and U.S. Central Corporate credit Unions.

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Oregon Legislature Adjourns; 2021 Session Advances Credit Unions’ Operating Environment

Despite the unprecedented virtual meeting challenges, the work progressed.

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Oregon Legislature Adjourns; 2021 Session Saw Credit Union Wins

In an unprecedented session requiring mostly virtual connection, the advocacy agenda still moved forward.

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Important Decision Invalidating FHFA

In so doing, the Court reiterated a precedent set when they determined that the structure of the CFPB was unconstitutional.

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Washington State’s Economist Revises Revenue Forecast Upward

The news came during yesterday’s meeting of the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council as part of Dr. Stephen Lerch’s official quarterly forecast.

NCUA June Board Meeting Preview with Unified Agenda

The NCUA released their June 24, 2021 board meeting agenda.