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Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Oct
08
Credit Union Leaders Hike the Hill

Twelve credit union leaders from Missouri visited Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill October 1-3. Despite the onset of the government shutdown, credit union representatives met with all but one federal lawmaker during the week and focused on the importance of credit unions' tax status.

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Missouri Credit Unions Front & Center During Virtual Rally

Oct
04
Missouri Credit Unions Front & Center During Virtual Rally

Credit unions in Missouri did their part to share the "Don’t Tax My Credit Union" message with lawmakers during Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) first ever virtual rally on October 2.

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Hike the Hill Moves Forward

Oct
01
Hike the Hill Moves Forward

Credit union leaders from Missouri are in Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill and meeting with Congressional leaders despite the government shutdown.

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St. Louis Chapter Hosts Annual Legislative Reception

Sep
30
St. Louis Chapter Hosts Annual Legislative Reception

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.

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Don’t Tax My Credit Union Goes Virtual

Sep
24
Don’t Tax My Credit Union Goes Virtual

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
Kansas City Chapter Holds Annual Legislative Breakfast

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
CFPB Issues Additional Changes to Mortgage Rules

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
St. Louis Chapter Extends RSVP Deadline for Legislative Reception

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 General Assembly Holds Historic Veto Session

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
MCUA Supports Proposed Exemptions from Appraisal Requirements for HPMLs

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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