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Missouri Credit Union Leader Testifies Before U.S. Senate Regarding Regulatory Burden

Sep
16
Missouri Credit Union Leader Testifies Before U.S. Senate Regarding Regulatory Burden

U.S. Senators heard from one of Missouri's credit union leaders about the impact of regulatory burden on small financial institutions this week.  Dennis Pierce, CEO of CommunityAmerica Credit Union (Kansas City) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Credit Union National Association, testified in front of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on September 16.

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Meeting with U.S. House Financial Services Leaders in Missouri

Sep
09
Meeting with U.S. House Financial Services Leaders in Missouri

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.

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McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

Jul
29
McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

With a letter from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D), all ten of Missouri’s U.S. Senators and Representatives have now shared concerns about the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal.  

Senator McCaskill sent her letter on July 23, pointing out that 79 percent of Missouri credit unions that would be covered by the current proposal would see their capital positions shrink.

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MCUA To Attend NCUA Listening Session This Week

Jul
08
MCUA To Attend NCUA Listening Session This Week

To represent and address Missouri credit union concerns, especially regarding the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) will participate in the NCUA Listening Session in Chicago on July 10.

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Missouri's Hike the Hill Brings Credit Union Messages to D.C.

Jun
24
Missouri's Hike the Hill Brings Credit Union Messages to D.C.

It was a very busy Hike the Hill for Missouri volunteers and staff members in Washington, D.C.

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Missouri's Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Jun
17
Missouri's Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Credit union leaders are in Washington D.C. for Missouri Hike the Hill this week.  A full day of visits on Capitol Hill takes place on June 18, with meetings scheduled with all ten Missouri U.S. Senate and House offices.  Participants are also visiting the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) offices for board meeting on June 19.

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Use Social Media to Contact Lawmakers During Hike the Hill June 17 - 19

Jun
10
Use Social Media to Contact Lawmakers During Hike the Hill June 17 - 19

Credit union leaders from around the state of Missouri will Hike the Hill in Washington D.C. next week, June 17-19. Hike the Hill is an opportunity to share credit union concerns and issues with federal lawmakers and their staff.

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Run Project Zip Code Before Hike the Hill

May
27
Run Project Zip Code Before Hike the Hill

Credit union leaders are headed to Washington, D.C. in a few weeks for Missouri's Hike the Hill (June 17-19) - and credit unions across the state are asked to help demonstrate the credit union difference in Missouri by running Project Zip Code in May.

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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Share CU Concerns about Risk-Based Capital Proposal

May
13
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Share CU Concerns about Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Credit unions are getting support from current and past members of Congress – including those in Missouri – in efforts concerning the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) risk-based capital (RBC) proposal.

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May Project Zip Code Month – 37 Credit Unions and Counting

May
13
May Project Zip Code Month – 37 Credit Unions and Counting

May is Project Zip Code Month for Missouri’s credit unions. So far, 37 credit unions from across the state have run the program. Click here to see a complete list of the credit unions with updated Project Zip Code results.

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