Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new law Monday that gives state-chartered credit unions the option to pay board members.
Measure would make Washington the 11th state to allow board member pay.
Rhode Island credit union cites strong growth in 2012.
Deadlines extended for filing for disaster loans in New Jersey and New York.
State-chartered credit unions in Volunteer State can now pay volunteers.
Rhode Island's Reed, New York's Schumer seen eyeing top post on Senate Banking Committee as South Dakota's Johnson retires.
Agency says loan totals make Sandy third-largest natural disaster behind 2005 hurricanes and 1994 earthquake.
Connecticut, Massachusetts leagues shut offices, credit unions reported doing the same.