Oregon Advocacy Engagement

Oregon credit union advocates have been busy engaging with elected officials in their district and at events. 

Primary Election Night in Colorado

Credit Unions had an incredible night watching the results come in in Colorado’s primary elections.

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GoWest Advocacy Marks Milestone

GoWest advocacy marked a milestone in 2024. The official “sine die” adjournment of the Arizona State Legislature on June 15 marked the final ending of the state legislative sessions for the region.

GoWest’s Pam Leavitt, Oregon Credit Unions, Honored at National GAC for Advocacy Leadership

It takes a village to move the advocacy needle. This is something that Pam Leavitt realized when she joined the Credit Union Movement in 1994, tasked with leading advocacy efforts for Oregon credit unions.

Idaho Credit Unions See Progress in New Financial Literacy Law

House Bill 92 requires all high schools in Idaho to provide a finance class.  

Credit Union Advocacy is “Trending” in Colorado

Credit unions united to make a lasting impression on legislators who even underscored that credit unions are essential financial partners to them and to their constituents.

Idaho Advocates Turn Out in Force for Credit Union Day at the Capitol

Nearly 50 legislators met with credit union advocates to learn how credit unions invest billions of dollars and thousands of hours into Idaho’s communities.

Oregon Cooperatives Collaborate to Host Legislators

Engaging the community and lawmakers, this event has become a long-standing display of the Credit Union Difference.

Top 3 Things You Need to Know GoWest Offers

Free money for talent development and more – There’s so much to gain with your GoWest membership!

Legislators Hear Wyoming Advocates Loud and Clear: Credit Unions are Essential

Credit unions’ impressive economic and community impact was shared with policymakers at Credit Union Day at the Capitol Tuesday. 

What’s Important to Credit Unions in the 118th Congress? Ryan Fitzgerald Reporting from D.C.

A Special On The Go by Ryan Fitzgerald, SVP Federal Advocacy.


Meet Your State Lawmakers by Joining Credit Union Days at the Capitol

Your voice, stories, and experiences are important to share with lawmakers as they consider legislation. Join us.


New Economic Impact Report Offers Compelling Evidence of Credit Union Impact

GoWest members have a second opportunity to learn how to use the report’s findings in their own communities on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. PST (3 p.m. MST).


Registration for In-Person or Virtual CUNA GAC 2023 Now Open

Scheduled for Feb. 26 – March 02, 2023, in Washington, D.C. and online — learn what to expect and join The Movement by registering today.


The All-In Advocacy Fight to Stop Misguided Legislation

A battle is won, but the war against Interchange Regulation wages on.


Want to Kick Off 2023 by Making an Impact? Apply Now to Crash the GAC!

This tailored program invites credit union emerging leaders and young professionals to go to Washington D.C. and be immersed in a transformative experience.


GoWest Advocates Go Big in Summer of 2022

With the midterm elections on the horizon, GoWest credit unions fanned out to meet with elected champions, candidates, and regulators.

GoWest advocates attending last week’s Fall Hike the Hill, met with NCUA Board Member Rodney Hood.

GoWest Fall Hike the Hill Adds Support for CU Modernization Legislation

A delegation of Young Professionals joined advocates from all six states for the successful event.


Idaho Credit Union Leader Seeks FHLB Des Moines Board Position

Credit unions in the GoWest region all win when peers serve on important industry boards or advisory councils.


GoWest Regulatory Advocacy Celebrates Win for Credit Unions

NCUA guidance eliminates prescriptive DOR requirement from exam manual.