Idaho Legislature Quickly Approaching the All-Important Transmittal Date and More

Next Monday, March 4th, the Idaho legislature will reach the 57th day of the 2024 Idaho Legislature. This critical date […]

Idaho Credit Union Legislation Unanimously Passes out of Committee

On Tuesday, Senate Bill 1301, which updates the Idaho Credit Union Act, unanimously passed out of the Senate commerce committee. […]

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Update from the Idaho Legislative Session

History was made last week in Boise as the House Republicans voted to remove current Majority Leader Megan Blanksma, from her […]

Advocates Move the Needle at Idaho Credit Union Day at the Capitol

Credit union advocates secured legislative support for a bill that will update the Credit Union Act.

It’s Idaho Credit Union Day at the Capitol. And We’re All In!

Nearly 100 credit union advocates and business partners shared the Credit Union Difference in Boise.

Governor Little Kicks off the 2024 Idaho Legislative Session with his State of the State Address

Earlier this afternoon, Governor Little kicked off the 2024 legislative session with his annual State of the State address. Governor […]

Calling all Advocates! Hit the Ground Running in 2024

We hope to see you at your state’s Day at the Capitol and at the GAC.


GoWest Reviews Treasury’s New CDFI Certification Application

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.

Register Now for Your Day at the Capitol

You hear it said it all the the time, “Advocacy is job No. 1.” Your engagement is critical to its […]


Thankful for Extended Deadlines. There’s Still Time to Crash the CUNA GAC!

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.

Real-time Updates from Hike the Hill: Bill to Avert Shutdown Headed for Biden’s Desk

Legislation averting shutdown heads for President’s desk, roundtable with Senate Banking member Lummis, more Hill meetings, and NCUA testimony will headline Thursday.

GoWest Advocates are on the Hill at a Historic Time

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.

Apply Now! Slots Still Open for Young Professionals to Crash the CUNA GAC

Crashers have until Nov. 20 to complete their applications. Get a front row seat to see Congress in action.

Preliminary Work Being Done for the 2024 Idaho Legislative Session

It seems like April 6, 2023, the day in which the Idaho legislature “Sine Die”, or adjourned, for the 2023 […]

GoWest Speaks to the Idaho Legislators in Pocatello

Late last week, GoWest spoke to a group of Idaho legislators, who are part of the Idaho Main Street Caucus, […]

WATCH: GoWest’s Pam Leavitt Talks Advocacy Evolution with Today’s Credit Unions from MAXX

During MAXX, Pam Leavitt, GoWest’s SVP of Regional Grassroots and Political Programs & Legislative Affairs for Oregon,  sat down with […]

WATCH: GoWest’s Joe Adamack Shares the Latest in State Policy Modernization from MAXX

Joe Adamack, VP of Legislative Affairs at GoWest Credit Union Association, stopped by the Studio Lounge to discuss the latest in […]

WATCH: GoWest’s Jennifer Wagner Outlines Hyper-Local Advocacy from MAXX

While advocacy is job one and something credit union champions do every day of the year, advocacy season amps up […]

WATCH: Credit Unions Honored for Advocacy

Two credit unions from each GoWest state were recognized at MAXX Convention last week for their dedication to advocacy.