News: Association

Credit unions show support for several candidates in Tuesday primary election

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2018) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Credit Union Legislative Action Committee (CULAC) are showing support for credit-union friendly congressional candidates in this week’s primary elections. Key states include Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma and Utah with runoff elections in Mississippi and South Carolina. CUNA and the Utah Credit Union Association are supporting former Massachusetts … Read More

Mary Lee Blommel to retire from MWCUA

Last Friday, we held a retirement reception for Mary Lee Blommel. For those that don’t know Mary Lee, you have missed out. She has been with our organization for over 36 years, beginning with the Arizona League in 1982. She has a total of over 57 years in the credit … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association, Maine Credit Union League Announce Support of STATES Act

Bill provides states’ rights and public safety protections DENVER, Co. & WESTBROOK, Me. (June 7, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) and the Maine Credit Union League (MCUL) today sent a letter to Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) supporting their bill, the Strengthening the … Read More

CUs earn historic victory as House passes S. 2155 reg. relief bill (Source: CUNA)

The House voted Tuesday to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), a bipartisan regulatory relief bill that will provide much needed regulatory relief for credit unions. Having passed the Senate in March, the bill now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature, which is … Read More

New Compliance Communities Announced

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018) – Support and information on state and federal regulations is now available in one central hub. After successful beta testing, three leagues have joined CUNA for the inaugural launch of CUNA & League Compliance Communities. These new communities, an extension of the CUNA … Read More

Secondary Education Scholarship available in honor of Former CEO Sandy Neves

Aurora, CO – The Sandy Neves Scholarship was named in honor of former Chief Executive Officer Sandy Neves of Fitzsimons Credit Union (FCU). Sandy retired in 2017 after thirty-six years of service to the organization. This scholarship (ranging from $1,000 – $5,000) represents Sandy’s commitment to lifelong learning and her belief that education … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Announces New Board, Annual Award Winners

Board named along with Professional, Director of the Year and HOPE Award Winners DENVER, Co. (May 14, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association’s Board of Directors announced it elected a new slate of officers after the Association’s Annual Business Meeting held April 27, 2018. Serving as Chairman of … Read More

Take Action on S. 2155

A key legislative priority for credit unions is expected to begin to move in the U.S. House this month. S.2155: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, passed the Senate with bipartisan support earlier this year. The bill contains several financial regulatory reform provisions important to credit unions. Specifically, … Read More

MWCUA issues Call to Action on S. 2155

Congressional leadership is signaling they plan to take up S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, this month. MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: Contact your Representative now to vote YES on S. 2155 By contacting your representative today, your action can help get this bill through the … Read More

2019 Annual Meeting to be held April 24-26 at the Fairmont Princess In Scottsdale

Mark your calendars now for the 2019 Mountain West Annual Meeting to be held at the Fairmont Princess In Scottsdale Arizona