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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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October 1-3: Hike the Hill with Missouri and Kansas

Jul
26

Tax reform legislation is expected to take form this fall, just as Missouri credit union staff and volunteers take to Washington, D.C. for Hike the Hill on Oct. 1-3, 2013. 

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Credit Unions Share Message “Don’t Tax My Credit Union”

Jul
25

Credit unions in Missouri took the Don’t Tax My Credit Union initiative online July 23 for Don’t Tax Tuesday. Credit unions, their staff and members used Twitter and Facebook to share the #DontTaxMyCU message. Many tagged U.S. Senators and Representatives in their messages, and urged their memberships to do the same.

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Missouri Credit Unions Participate in Project Zip Code Month

Jul
22

Nearly 60 Missouri credit unions participated in the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) Project Zip Code (PZC) month this June.  Project Zip Code is a secure computer program that shows what legislative districts credit union members live without compromising personal information.

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Don’t Tax Tuesday: Credit Unions Take Tax Status Fight Online

Jul
19

The credit union tax status fight is going on right now—and it's time to act. Credit unions in Missouri—and nationwide—are encouraged to participate in the Don’t Tax Tuesday event on July 23. This online advocacy day will demonstrate the unity of the 96 million credit union voices in advance of the July 26 deadline for U.S.

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