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Movement on MCUA-Supported Bills Following Legislative Spring Break

Apr
03

A bill aimed to protect lien holders and drivers of personal vehicles used with a transportation network company (TNC) was voted out of the House Select Insurance Committee on April 2.  TNC companies include Uber and Lyft.  HB 781 requires TNC dr

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MCUA Weighs In on CFPB's Safe Student Banking Initiative

Apr
02

The Missouri Credit Union Association filed a comment letter with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding its draft Safe Student Account Scorecard, which is part of the CFPB's initiative on safe student banking.

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MCUA Generally Supports CFPB's Rural and Underserved Proposed Rule

Apr
02

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter on March 30, 2015, that is generally supportive of CFPB's rural and underserved proposed rule.

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MCUA Supports Luetkemeyer’s CLEARR Act

Mar
24

A regulatory relief bill introduced by Missouri U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) would help credit unions in the face of growing regulatory burden.  H.R. 1233, the Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief (CLEARR) Act addresses multiple areas of concern for credit unions, including:

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MCUA Comments on CFPB Prepaid Cards Proposal

Mar
24

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter on March 23, 2015, with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) related to its proposal on prepaid cards. MCUA filed a letter on its own urging the Bureau to limit any new regulatory requi

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MCUA Comments on NCUA's EGRPRA Reveiw

Mar
24

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter on March 19, 2015, with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on its Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act (EGRPRA) regulatory review. The comment letter addressed issues with the agency

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Former Congresswoman Danner Appointed to Missouri Credit Union Commission

Mar
23

Governor Jay Nixon (D) appointed former U.S. Rep. Pat Danner (now Danner Meyer) to the Missouri Credit Union Commission on March 16. 

Danner Meyer, a Democrat from Kansas City, must be confirmed by the Missouri Senate to serve on the commission.  She served in the state Senate from 1983 until her election to the U.S. House, followed by four terms in Congress from 1993-2001.

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Young Professionals Vital to Credit Union Movement

Mar
20

Young professionals (YPs) are vital to the future of the credit union movement in Missouri and nationwide. Luckily, through opportunities like the Cooperative Trust's "crasher" events, YPs can collaborate with their peers, learn from the current leadership and explore their passion for credit unions.

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Key Bills Move Forward as State Lawmakers Head Home for Spring Break

Mar
18

It was a busy week in advance of the Missouri General Assembly's annual spring break, March 23 - 27.  Lawmakers heard a number of bills with potential impact to credit unions in various committees, putting those bills in position to move forward following the break.

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MCUA Hosts Receptions for State Lawmakers

Mar
18

Dozens of lawmakers, their friends and supporters have visited the Missouri Credit Union Association's (MCUA) Jefferson City office recently.  Three different receptions for five lawmakers took place at Credit Union House during the past two weeks.

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