Idaho’s May Primary Brings New Faces to the Legislature

In the Idaho Legislature, some unprecedented outcomes left well-known leaders at the short end of the vote tally.

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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.

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 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

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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.

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A Win For Idaho Credit Unions; Act Update Legislation Passes

Ryan Fitzgerald reports on camera from Boise.

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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.

Priority Legislation Clears Senate Committee Unanimously

House Bill 1165 took another major step forward Tuesday morning after receiving a unanimous 7-0 vote by the Senate Financial Institutions Committee.

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Video Update: Latest Report from Boise

Find out where things stand and what lies ahead in the 2022 legislative session live from the Idaho State Capitol in Boise.

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Idaho Legislative Redistricting Map Upheld by Idaho Supreme Court

In its ruling, stated that the four separate lawsuits against the legislative maps failed to showcase or make a convincing argument.

ID Governor Kicks Off 2022 Legislative Season with Optimistic State of the State

The speech was highlighted by an optimistic view of Idaho’s economy and job outlook, but specifically by the $1.9 billion budget surplus that the Governor announced in his speech.

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Idaho House Censures Rep. Priscilla Giddings Unbecoming Conduct

As the Idaho Legislature returned this week — primarily to tackle the issue of state and federal vaccine mandates — they had another issue to finalize before the end of the year. 

Tumultuous Restart for the Idaho Legislative Session

On Monday, the Idaho Legislature re-opened the 2021 Legislative Session, primarily to tackle the issue of vaccine mandates, especially those handed down from the Biden Administration, both to federal contractors and all U.S. companies with over 100 employees.

U.S. DOL Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Large Employers to Implement COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing Policy

NWCUA’s Compliance team breaks down the new standard and provides insight on state-specific responses.

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Idaho Redistricting Committee Narrows in on a new Legislative Map

What legislative district will you be in for the 2022 election? Who will you be voting for in Congress or the Legislature in November of 2022?

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Idaho Legislature to Reconvene the 2021 Session on November 15

The Speaker will work diligently to limit the topics that are likely included in the bucket of “pertinent business” to the issue of vaccine mandates and the ethics complaints, but as this is not a topic specific “special session”, which is called by the Governor, the Legislature may find itself “bogged down” in all types of matters.

NCUA Issues Guidance on ECIP 30-Year Maturity Date Utilization

In a statement from the letter NCUA outlines, “Low-income credit unions may receive 30-year subordinated debt investments from the ECIP.

Grassroots Response: IRS Reporting Requirement Proposal

A recent IRS data collection proposal taken up in the Reconciliation package in congress has brought us yet another opportunity to show up and make our collective voices heard.

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Senator Crapo Holds Roundtable Discussion on Proposed IRS Data Collection

Idaho credit union leaders joined U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) and other stakeholders for a roundtable discussion Tuesday, Oct. 12

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McGeachin’s Political Gamesmanship Continues in Idaho

If you have been watching the news over this past week, you know there has been quite a potentially high-stakes political tennis match between Governor Brad Little and Lt. Governor Janice McGeachin.