The St. Louis Chapter of Credit Unions welcomed area lawmakers and staff to its annual legislative reception on September 26. The event was an opportunity for credit union staff, volunteers and supporters to meet and discuss credit union topics with Missouri legislators. In attendance were 16 lawmakers and staff.
The Don’t Tax My Credit Union (DTMCU) campaign demonstrates how social media can play an important part in sharing the credit union message with lawmakers. Credit unions, including many in Missouri, have taken the DTMCU message online during events like Don’t Tax Tuesday.
The CFPB released another final rule amending its Ability-to-Repay, Mortgage Servicing and Mortgage Loan Originator final rules, which were originally finalized in January of this year. The latest final rule provides:
Missouri state lawmakers overturned a record ten bills during their annual veto session on September 11. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) advocacy team was on hand to monitor the session as the General Assembly voted on a total of 17 bills. Two of the more controversial bills, HB 253 (tax cut bill) and HB 436 (federal gun law nullification bill) were unsuccessful and their veto was sust
On Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter on a joint proposal that would provide additional exemptions from the appraisal requirements for “Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans” (HPMLs) under Regulation Z.
Please plan to attend the annual Kansas City Chapter of Credit Unions' Legislative Breakfast. This will be an excellent opportunity to speak with area legislators about topics that are relevant to the success of the credit union movement! Here are the details: