S.B. 1296 is a result of large stakeholder process in 2023, that included the Arizona State Issues Work Group, Arizona Governmental Affairs Committee, and the Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions.
SB 1296, the GoWest-backed bill to modernize the Arizona Credit Union Act cleared another hurdle this week. After unanimously passing […]
On Monday, the Arizona Credit Union Modernization Bill (SB 1296) cleared it’s first legislative hurdle, as it passed unanimously out […]
Arizona Representative Juan Ciscomani (AZ-6) delivered this message on the floor of the House on Wednesday. He thanked credit unions […]
If an expansion is approved, credit unions in those states could potentially have access to an added layer of insurance protection for member deposits.
SB1296 will make much-needed modernization changes to the Arizona Credit Union Act.
The group spent the afternoon in 32 meetings with policymakers on both sides of the aisle to discuss credit union priorities and the impact they have on the state’s economy.
More than 125 advocates brought sunshine and CU Difference messaging to legislators.
Yee is a long-time champion of financial education requirements in schools and is a fierce promoter of the state’s Education Savings Plan
With 125 advocates in attendance for Day at the Capitol, Vantage West and Credit Union West were also honored as Top of the Hill CUs.
The Arizona State Legislature reconvened today, marking the beginning of what promises to be a dynamic and eventful session. The […]
We hope to see you at your state’s Day at the Capitol and at the GAC.
GoWest’s Sharee Adkins, Chief Impact Officer, and Ryan Fitzgerald, SVP, Advocacy, share high level details and timelines, while continuing to advocate for CDFI credit unions.
Each quarter, the Council for Community and Economic Research takes the spotlight with its cost-of-living index, a tool designed to […]
You hear it said it all the the time, “Advocacy is job No. 1.” Your engagement is critical to its […]
Calling all young professionals with a passion for advocacy. The deadline is extended until Nov. 26.
Real Time Hike the Hill Updates: GoWest Testifies at NCUA Budget Hearing; Questions Proposed Increases
Members of the GoWest Fall Hike the Hill delegation accompanied John Trull to help deliver credit unions’ position encouraging sound budgetary stewardship.
Legislation averting shutdown heads for President’s desk, roundtable with Senate Banking member Lummis, more Hill meetings, and NCUA testimony will headline Thursday.
As Congress works to avert a government shutdown, a team of CU advocates is on hand for the Fall Hike the Hill. Read more about their very productive schedule.
Credit unions and your GoWest advocacy team won’t sit still when the banks lob unprovoked, misinformed attacks on credit unions. Read more about a recent Op-Ed published in collaboration with AZ CUs and GoWest.