Council of State Governments West Convenes in Portland

The conference gives us the opportunity to advocate credit union priorities to legislators from all six GoWest states.

Calling All Credit Unions: Share Your Impact Data and Wow Congress

GoWest is preparing a detailed economic and community impact analysis for the 119th Congress and 2025 legislative sessions. Next month, you will receive the survey resources to help your credit union participate.

Idaho Primary Election Nets Changes

The results reporting for Tuesday’s primary elections went well into the early morning hours as results came in from around […]

Investing in Your Credit Union’s Future: Leveraging Payroll Deduction

Your contributions help to elect credit union champions.

Idaho Legislature Adjourns for the Year

The Idaho legislature officially adjourned for the year wrapping up miscellaneous items and addressing two vetoes from Governor Little in Senate Bill 1314a and Senate Bill 1323.

Governor Little Signs Senate Bill 1301 into Law

Late Thursday evening, Governor Little signed Senate Bill 1301, amendments to the Idaho Credit Union Act into law. Members of […]

Senate Bill 1301, Changes to Idaho’s Credit Union Act, Moves Through House Business

Earlier this week, Senate Bill 1301, changes to Idaho’s credit union act, passed out of the House Business Committee unanimously. […]

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. […]

Idaho Capitol Building

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.