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Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Oct
08
Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Twelve credit union leaders from Missouri visited Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill October 1-3. Despite the onset of the government shutdown, credit union representatives met with all but one federal lawmaker during the week and focused on the importance of credit unions' tax status.

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Don’t Tax My Credit Union Goes Virtual

Sep
24
Don’t Tax My Credit Union Goes Virtual

The Don’t Tax My Credit Union (DTMCU) campaign demonstrates how social media can play an important part in sharing the credit union message with lawmakers. Credit unions, including many in Missouri, have taken the DTMCU message online during events like Don’t Tax Tuesday.  

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Missouri Urged to Ramp Up Don’t Tax My Credit Union Efforts

Sep
07
Missouri Urged to Ramp Up Don’t Tax My Credit Union Efforts

Credit unions in Missouri, along with credit unions nationwide, are urged to ramp up “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” efforts as members of Congress head back to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 9. 

As of Sept. 6, Missouri federal lawmakers have received 12,610 contacts from the “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” website.

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October 1-3: Credit Unions Will Face Banks During Hike the Hill

Aug
23
October 1-3: Credit Unions Will Face Banks During Hike the Hill

At the same time credit union leaders are heading to Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill, lawmakers will hear from the Missouri Bankers Association (MBA) during the Washington visit. It’s important that federal lawmakers hear about credit unions FROM credit unions in Missouri – not misrepresentations from the bankers.

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October 1-3: Hike the Hill with Missouri and Kansas

Jul
26
October 1-3: Hike the Hill with Missouri and Kansas

Tax reform legislation is expected to take form this fall, just as Missouri credit union staff and volunteers take to Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill on Oct. 1-3, 2013. 

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Missouri Hike the Hill Comes at Important Time

May
14
Missouri Hike the Hill Comes at Important Time

At a point when tax reform and regulatory relief are being discussed in Congress, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is preparing for a Hike the Hill in May.  Credit union leaders from Missouri will head to Washington, D.C. to talk with U.S. Senators and Representatives on May 22-23.

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MO Hike the Hill June 25-27: Register by 5/26

May
11

Missouri Hike the Hill – June 25-27

Make credit union voices heard in Washington, D.C.!  The Missouri Credit Union Association's summer Hike the Hill takes place June 25-27.  

A key focus on Capitol Hill is member business lending, in support of S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Act.  It is important for federal lawmakers to hear directly from people who are involved in member business lending - and those who want to do more.

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Forbes Highlights Need for MBL Legislation

Feb
13

Credit union representatives aren’t the only groups highlighting the need to lift the arbitrary, government-imposed member business lending (MBL) cap from 12.25 to 27.5%. Forbes.com featured the need for increased access to capital through credit unions with an article by the Small Business Authority entitled “More Business Loans, No Tax Payer Subsidy” on February 10.

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Small Business Owner Takes Credit Union Message to Capitol Hill

Feb
10
Small Business Owner Takes Credit Union Message to Capitol Hill

When Bob Becker went to his bank to ask for a reduction in his loan rate, he was turned down flat.  “They had everything – all my business accounts and my perso

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Missouri Makes First Hike the Hill of 2012

Jan
20
Missouri Makes First Hike the Hill of 2012

Missouri credit union leaders visited with federal lawmakers as part of the first credit union Hike the Hill of 2012 in Washington, D.C.   The event began with a

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