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Bank TAG Vote Scheduled for December 10 - Credit Unions Urged to Act

Dec
06
Bank TAG Vote Scheduled for December 10 - Credit Unions Urged to Act

Credit unions from Missouri took part in National Hike the Hill on November 27-28 to urge members of Congress to take action on member business lending legislation.  At the time, combining MBL with other legislation – including the banks’ Transaction Account Guarantee Program (TAG) – was an option shared with U.S. Senators. 

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MBL Call to Action: Call Senate Offices Following National Hike the Hill

Nov
26
MBL Call to Action: Call Senate Offices Following National Hike the Hill

Nine Missouri credit union representatives joined more than 500 credit union advocates and small business owners from across the country for National Hike the Hill on November 27-28 to make a final in-person grassroots push the for credit union member business lending legislation.  Missouri participants included two business owners and a credit union lending officer to share the member business lending story.

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Make the Credit Union Case for S. 2231 Face to Face

Apr
10
Make the Credit Union Case for S. 2231 Face to Face

Lawmakers are back in Missouri for the spring recess through April 16.  If there’s a chance to meet with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) or U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R) and make the case for credit unions and S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill, credit union leaders are urged to do so.  

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Bankers Send Out Anti-MBL Message: Don't Let them Speak for Credit Unions

Apr
05
Bankers Send Out Anti-MBL Message: Don't Let them Speak for Credit Unions

Bankers are pushing anti-credit union and anti-MBL messages as we head towards a vote on S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill.  They are trying to define who credit unions should serve and how credit unions should serve them.

Here’s just a sample of what banks are sending to  Capitol Hill:

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Call to Action Plan: Countdown to MBL Vote

Apr
02
Call to Action Plan: Countdown to MBL Vote

A vote on the member business lending bill, S. 2231, is expected soon by the U.S. Senate and credit union leaders are asked to take part in a comprehensive call to action effort in support of member business lending.

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Let your Voice be Heard: Call Senators During GAC

Mar
19
Let your Voice be Heard: Call Senators During GAC

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has pledged a vote on the member business lending bill, S.

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Contact Lawmakers in MBL Call to Action

Nov
28
Contact Lawmakers in MBL Call to Action

 

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All Missouri credit union leaders are urged to contact their members of Congress – in both the House and the Senate - to make sure lawmakers understand the consumer benefits of raising the credit union member business lending (MBL) cap from 12.25% to 27.5% of total assets.

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Credit Unions Weigh in on Community Bank Bill

Nov
21
Credit Unions Weigh in on Community Bank Bill

 

Contact Lawmakers in MBL Call to Action

Members of Congress heard from credit union leaders about the need for regulatory relief – for community banks AND credit unions – during a hearing on H.R. 1697, the Communities First Act. The bill focuses on community bank regulatory relief. It is sponsored by Missouri U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 9), whose family owns a community bank in St. Elizabeth.

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