News: Advocacy

Mountain West Credit Union Association Issues Statement on the Resignation of CFPB Director Cordray

Denver, CO (November 15, 2017) – Scott Earl, President and CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association, has issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stepping down from the Bureau by the end of the month: “The Mountain West Credit Union … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Joins CUNA class-action lawsuit against Equifax

DENVER, Co. & PHOENIX, Az. (Oct. 31, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) announced today that it is joining the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) class-action lawsuit against credit-monitoring firm Equifax. The decision was made in the best interest of the Association’s 125 credit unions and more … Read More

MWCUA on the Hill

Last week, Jay Curtis, CEO of First CU, Mike Williams, CEO of Colorado CU, Robb Scott, CEO of Deer Valley CU, Tim Dore, Chris Kemm and Scott Earl spent time talking credit union issues in our nation’s capital. While the team was there, the Administration’s tax plan was revealed. Everyone … Read More

Court Dismisses Bankers’ Frivolous MBL Lawsuit Against NCUA

Washington (Jan. 24, 2017) – The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) issued a statement today regarding U.S. District Court Judge James Cacheris’ granting of the National Credit Union Administration’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Independent Community Bankers of … Read More

Help CUs get into the next Presidential Debate

We have an exciting opportunity to put credit unions directly onto the presidential debate stage and into the national spotlight. The Open Debate Coalition launched a new website that allows citizens to submit and vote on questions for the next presidential debate. If this question about credit unions receives enough votes, … Read More

Governor Signs Colorado CU Governance Bill

On Friday, April 15, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper held a ceremony as he signed SB 125: Credit Union Governance into law. The new law will give state chartered credit unions in Colorado the ability to compensate board members, as well as allow an audit committee to replace a supervisory committee. The … Read More