There’s still time to take action regarding advocacy efforts during the Congressional August work period, and meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives back home in Missouri. Lawmakers return to Washington, D.C. on September 8. That gives credit union advocates many opportunities to discuss credit union issues and concerns with lawmakers and staff.
Members of Congress are back in Missouri for the August work period, and credit union leaders will be able to meet with them across the state. The Missouri Credit Union Association is arranging one-on-one meetings for credit union advocates, including several in the coming weeks. Details for the in-district meetings already scheduled are listed below. MCUA will provide briefing materials to at
Credit union staff and volunteers met with two members of the House Financial Services Committee on September 2 and 3, during the in-district work period.
U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-District 5) welcomed credit union leaders to his Kansas City office on September 2 to discuss issues and concerns. Ten representatives from five credit unions and the Missouri Credit Union Association took part in the meeting.
Luetkemeyer Meeting at Missouri Credit Union House
Credit union representatives gathered at Missouri Credit Union House in Jefferson City to meet with Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 9) on August 13. In addition to discussing bills and issues in Congress, Luetkemeyer urged credit unions to make advocacy a priority.