Measures go before House, Senate panels in Olympia; supplemental capital proposals dropped from bills.
Access to supplemental capital and expanded investment options also in proposed legislation.
Association cites 2011-2012 numbers, says "flight to safety" a factor, as well as move to credit unions in general.
Excise tax measure would apply to any credit union holding commercial loans in excess of 10% of its assets.
Bankers pay for analysis from consultant Marvin Umholtz; NWCUA fires back.
Task force in two-day Dallas confab to plan spring vote that would form Cornerstone Credit Union League.
All five lenders are operated independently by a tribal member at a South Dakota reservation, Northwest Credit Union Association says.
Gabel leaving Filene Research Institute to return home to Washington State.