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MCUA Supports Bill to Clarify Insurance Coverage for TNC's

Mar
05

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) testified in support of a bill that will help protect lienholders of vehicles being used by drivers who partner with a transportation network company (TNC) - such as Uber or Lyft.  HB 781, sponsored by Rep.

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Receptions Highlight Credit Union Presence in Jefferson City

Feb
20

Credit unions made an impact with back-to-back events in Jefferson City this week.

The Central Chapter of Credit Unions welcomed lawmakers for its annual legislative reception on February 17.   Central Chapter members from nine credit unions met with nearly a dozen lawmakers who represent Mid-Missouri or who serve on key committees.

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MCUA Testifies as MMPA Bill Heard in Committee

Jan
26

Testimony on a bill addressing the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) dominated the first Missouri House Banking Committee meeting of the 2015 legislative session. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is working in support of the bill, HB 256, which is designed to address a growing number of attempts by plaintiffs’ attorneys to apply the MMPA to exempt financial institutions. 

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Meet Newly Elected Lawmakers During Freshman Orientation

Nov
18

Credit union leaders from across Missouri have a unique opportunity to meet newly elected lawmakers one-on-one before they officially take office. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) invites credit union representatives to participate in a freshman orientation lunch with legislators on December 3 in Jefferson City.

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MCUA Supported Candidates Sweep Election

Nov
04

Credit union advocates joined other voters in heading to the polls on November 4 and a number of credit union friends were elected. Out of the 104 candidates supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA), 100 won their respective elections Tuesday. Several MCUA-supported candidates faced extremely tough races, with four of the eight winning. The

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Veto Session: Credit Union Leaders Meet with Dozens of Lawmakers & Candidates

Sep
11

In advance of the state veto session, credit union representatives visited with dozens of state lawmakers, candidates and legislative staff while attending nearly 20 receptions hosted by current or newly elected lawmakers.  The receptions – including two at Missouri Credit Union House - took pl

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MCUA's Jefferson City Office Hosts Two Receptions

Mar
25

The Missouri Credit Union Association’s Jefferson City office opened its doors for three legislators at two different receptions this week.  This was the ninth and tenth legislative event held at Credit Union House in Jefferson City since the start of session on January 8.

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Representative Gina Mitten Holds Event at MCUA

Feb
06

Despite the heavy snowfall and cold temperatures outside, a large crowd visited the Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Jefferson City office to attend an event for Representative Gina Mitten (D-District 83) on February 5.  Attendees included Minority Floor Leader Jacob Hummel (

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State Capitol Report - Nixon Calls Special Elections

Feb
06

Governor Nixon Calls Special Elections for Open House Seats

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Missouri General Assembly Wraps Up First Full Week

Jan
16

The first full week of the Missouri General Assembly wrapped up on January 16.  Lawmakers have filed nearly 800 bills so far.  There are 40 bills with potential impact on credit unions being tracked by the Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Advocacy Department.

Financial "Tip of the Week"

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