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

Aug
23

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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Saint Louis Chapter Hosts Legislative Reception

Aug
22

As the tax status fight heats up, it's a crucial time for credit union staff, management and volunteers to speak with their lawmakers. Legislators need to know all the ways that credit unions help Missourians and their communities. 

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In-District Work Period Brings Credit Union Opportunities

Aug
20
Tracy Henke speaks with CU leaders.
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MCUA Comments on CFPB Telephone Survey Regarding Dispute Resolution Provisions

Aug
12

On August 6, 2013, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) request for approval by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the CFPB to conduct a telephone survey.

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In-District Meetings During Congressional August Recess

Aug
06
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (left) and U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver will be meeting with MCUA and attendees in person. 
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MCUA Sends NCUA Regulatory Review Comment Letter

Aug
06

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) sent the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) a comment letter on Aug. 5, 2013 detailing changes to regulations that NCUA has under review for 2013. NCUA annually reviews one-third of the agency’s regulations, resulting in all of the agency’s regulations being reviewed every three years.

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Filene Seeks Input on Credit Union Regulatory Burden

Aug
05

Filene Research Institute is seeking North American credit unions to complete a survey on increasing regulation on credit unions in the United States and Canada. Responses are due Aug. 13, 2013. These responses will form the basis of a study seeking to quantify regulatory burden for credit unions, especially its differing effects across asset sizes. 

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MCUA & DCUC Submit Comments to DoD

Aug
05

Late last week, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA)  and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) filed a comment letter with the Department of Defense (DoD) on the DoD’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking regarding enhancement of the protect

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MCUA Tax Status Letter Also Highlights Subchapter S Issue

Aug
03

In advance of the July 26 deadline for U.S. Senators to submit their input regarding priorities for comprehensive tax reform, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) provided U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill (D) and Roy Blunt (R) with letters urging them to make retaining the credit union tax status a top priority. 

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New Banker Attacks Ramp Up: Missouri “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” Efforts Needed

Aug
02

The bankers are ramping up their anti-credit union efforts with a website and Twitter feed (@ItsTime2Pay) dedicated to fighting the credit union tax status.

Don’t let bankers have the last word. Missouri’s credit unions are urged to take part in the Don’t Tax My Credit Union effort and get the message to federal lawmakers that the credit union tax exemption serves an important purpose and must be retained.

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