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MCUA Submits Comments to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services and the Underserved

Sep
15
MCUA Submits Comments to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services and the Underserved

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) submitted a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on mobile financial services and the underserved on September 10, 2014.

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Luetkemeyer Tells Credit Unions: NCUA Asked Congress “Not to Do Its Job”

Sep
15
Luetkemeyer Tells Credit Unions:  NCUA Asked Congress “Not to Do Its Job”

As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) is known on Capitol Hill for focusing on regulatory relief. However, when Luetkemeyer attempted to address credit union concerns with the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal, he hit a roadblock from the regulator. Leutkemeyer recounted

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

Sep
11
Veto Session: Credit Union Leaders Meet with Dozens of Lawmakers & Candidates

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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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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MCUA Gearing Up for 2014 Veto Session, Will Host Two Receptions for State Lawmakers

Sep
02
MCUA Gearing Up for 2014 Veto Session, Will Host Two Receptions for State Lawmakers

The Missouri General Assembly will be meeting in Jefferson City Sept. 10 for its annual veto session. Any bill vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon (D) in 2014 can be brought up for discussion, and a two-thirds majority in both the House and Senate are required to successfully override the Governor’s veto.

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Credit Union Leaders Meet with State House Candidate John Wiemann

Aug
29
Credit Union Leaders Meet with State House Candidate John Wiemann

Credit union leaders are making personal connections with state candidates during the election season.  Working together with the Missouri Credit Union Association, West Community Credit Union President/CEO Gary Hinrichs reached out to John Wiemann, Republican candidate for Missouri House of Representatives in District 103. 

“I know John through our community, and thought it would be a great opportunity to meet and discuss credit unions before the November election and the legislative session begins,” says Hinrichs.

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MCUA Files Comment Letter to NCUA on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Appraisals

Aug
26
MCUA Files Comment Letter to NCUA on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Appraisals

On August 25, 2014, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on a proposal aimed at reducing regulatory burdens associated with appraisals.

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Meeting with Congressman Graves In-District: Meetings with Cleaver & Luetkemeyer Ahead

Aug
25
Meeting with Congressman Graves In-District: Meetings with Cleaver & Luetkemeyer Ahead

U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-District 6) reaffirmed his support of maintaining the credit union tax status when he met with credit union leaders this week.  The meeting took place in-district on August 25, at CommunityAmerica’s North Oak Trafficway branch in Kansas City.

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Meet with Lawmakers and Candidates in Kansas City

Aug
19
Meet with Lawmakers and Candidates in Kansas City

Credit union leaders in the Kansas City region have multiple opportunities to meet with lawmakers and candidates on both the state and federal level. In-district meetings taking place in the weeks ahead are posted below. 

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