Measure allowing Volunteer State credit unions to pay volunteers awaits only governor's John Hancock.
The NWCUA has sounded the alarm about three bills that aim to tax many credit unions and implement new regulations.
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.