When credit union advocates battled three bills in the Oregon legislature, Advantis Credit Union put on its combat gear.
Washington state credit unions were cheering what they called a legislative breakthrough – final passage of a long-sought public funds bill.
Oregon State Sen. Rick Metsger, a Democrat and the industry favorite in Tuesday's primary turned up the loser but the Credit Union Association of Oregon said Thursday the effort was worth it.
In today's Oregon primary, credit unions are coordinating their support for one of the industry's leading "friends," state Sen. Rick Metsger running for State Treasurer on the Democratic ticket.
Washington State has now joined its southern neighbor, Oregon, in enacting legislation to deposit public funds in credit unions.