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Don’t Tax My Credit Union Goes Virtual

Sep
24

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.  

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Kansas City Chapter Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast

Sep
20

The Kansas City Chapter of Credit Unions welcomed 11 lawmakers and staff to its annual legislative breakfast on September 19.  The event allowed cr

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CFPB Issues Additional Changes to Mortgage Rules

Sep
17

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:

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St. Louis Chapter Extends RSVP Deadline for Legislative Reception

Sep
16

The St. Louis Chapter of Credit Unions has extended the RSVP deadline for the 2013 Legislative Reception until Friday, September 20, 2013.

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Missouri General Assembly Holds Historic Veto Session

Sep
16

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

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MCUA Supports Proposed Exemptions from Appraisal Requirements for HPMLs

Sep
09

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.

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KC Chapter Invites Credit Unions to Legislative Breakfast

Sep
09

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:

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State Lawmakers Gear Up for 2013 Veto Session

Sep
09

Legislators from around the state of Missouri are back in the State Capitol this week for the 2013 veto session. It’s scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept.11. Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a total of 29 bills passed by the Missouri General Assembly, and all 29 bills are expected to come up for a veto override vote. A two-thirds majority is required in both the Missouri House of Representatives and Missouri Senate to override the Governor’s veto.

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Missouri Urged to Ramp Up Don’t Tax My Credit Union Efforts

Sep
07

Credit unions in Missouri, along with credit unions nationwide, are urged to ramp up “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” efforts as members of Congress head back to Washington, D.C. on Sept. 9. 

As of Sept. 6, Missouri federal lawmakers have received 12,610 contacts from the “Don’t Tax My Credit Union” website.

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MCUA Does Not Agree with NCUA That New Rule on Electronic Filing is Needed

Sep
03

Rather than moving ahead with a proposal to require electronic filing by all credit unions, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) should instead encourage these credit unions to move toward electronic filing in a reasonable time, with a new rule, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) said in a

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