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Oregon Representatives John Davis, Tobias Read Receive Community Impact Awards at NWCUA’s Signature Advocacy Event

A grassroots army of advocates didn’t let Oregon’s short, 35-day legislative session stop them from reminding lawmakers of the cooperative value the state’s 63 credit unions generate for their 1.8 million members. Thursday’s 2016 Legislative Lunch at the Oregon Capitol included visits to the offices of Representatives and Senators.

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Posted on 02/12/2016 by Lynn

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CO-OP Miracle Match Shatters Previous Record; $4.3 Million Raised for CMN Hospitals

More than 200 credit unions participating CO-OP Financial Services’ Miracle Match program last year, netted $4.3 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. With 2016 grant applications now available, it’s a great way to increase your credit union’s contributions to Credit Unions for Kids.

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Posted on 02/11/2016 by Lynn

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Washington Credit Union Advocates Advance Fraud and Foreclosure Bills During Annual Credit Union Day at the Capitol

A grassroots army of 200 credit union advocates helped move the needle on the policy advancement strategy in the areas of fraud- and foreclosure-related legislation during last week’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol.

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Posted on 02/08/2016 by Lynn Heider

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NWCUA Backed Bills Advance in Oregon Legislature as Major Deadline Approaches

The Northwest Credit Union Association and member credit unions are at the table in Salem, supporting policy advancements in marijuana banking and data match legislation.

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Posted on 02/08/2016 by Lynn Heider

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Governor Inslee to CU Advocates: I am a Believer in Credit Unions

Advocates attending Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia on February 4 began their day with a supportive address by Governor Jay Inslee. “You are providing financial education that is so imperative to our young families,” he noted.

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Posted on 02/08/2016 by Lynn Heider

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Senator Don Benton Honored

Washington State Senator Don Benton received the Community Impact Award for decades of service to consumers and credit unions. The honors were presented during Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia last week.

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Posted on 02/08/2016 by Lynn Heider

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