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.

GoWest Analysis of FHFA’s Review of the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

In collaboration with member credit unions, GoWest was proactively providing input during the year-long review of the FHLBank System.

Breaking: Proposed Interchange Rule introduced by the Federal Reserve

Learn more in our analysis of the potential impact on credit unions.


NCUA October Board Meeting Analysis

As always, GoWest’s Regulatory Advocacy team provides a same-day analysis.

Supreme Court Expected to hear Interchange Case while Fed Looks at Possible Rate Rule

The Supreme Court is expected to hear a case filed by Corner Post a convenience store located in North Dakota […]

NCUA Board Nominee Tanya Otsuka Scheduled to Testify at Banking Committee Hearing

On Thursday, Oct. 19, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will hold confirmation hearings, including for the nomination […]


NCUA Board to Meet Thursday, Oct. 19

The Board is expected to issue two proposed rules covering the Simplification of Insurance Rules which is expected to cover […]

WATCH: Session Presenter & Iowa Regulator Averill Discusses Changing Regulatory Landscape from MAXX

Katie Averill, Superintendent of the Iowa Credit Union Division, joined the CU Broadcast Studio Lounge at MAXX. Averill was one of […]

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 […]

CFPB Appoints Vantage West CU’s Sharon Grieger to Credit Union Advisory Council

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the appointment of Sharon Grieger, Chief Risk Officer at Vantage West CU in […]

MAXX Attendees Receive Update from Regional Regulators

MAXX attendees were treated to a Regulator Dialogue breakout session. The panel of regulators were NancyRae Kjelgaard, Associate Regional Director, […]

Advocacy Thought Leaders Already at the Table at MAXX

“Everything that moves good policy forward starts with this process.”


Advocacy Opportunities Abound at MAXX

From the mainstage to breakout sessions and roundtables, there’s something for the CU advocate in all of us at MAXX.


Seven GoWest CUs Receive CDRLF Awards

The NCUA’s expanded Community Development Revolving Loan Fund program released awards to credit unions across the nation — including seven […]

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NCUA Board Meeting Highlights

An SIF update and a final rule on loan participation headlined the agenda

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President Biden nominates Senate Banking Senior Counsel to NCUA Board of Directors

Tanya Otsuka would replace Rodney Hood on the Board, if confirmed.

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GoWest’s Trull joins NCUA Webinar to discuss important credit union issues

On August 24, John Trull, GoWest’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs  participated in a webinar sponsored by the National Credit […]

What’s your Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan? Tabletop Exercise offered for CUs

Credit unions have a unique opportunity to participate in a tabletop exercise testing their cyber resilience in a hosted scenario […]