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In-District Work Period Brings Credit Union Opportunities

Aug
20
In-District Work Period Brings Credit Union Opportunities
Tracy Henke speaks with CU leaders.
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MCUA Comments on CFPB Telephone Survey Regarding Dispute Resolution Provisions

Aug
12
MCUA Comments on CFPB Telephone Survey Regarding Dispute Resolution Provisions

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
In-District Meetings During Congressional August Recess
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
MCUA Sends NCUA Regulatory Review Comment Letter

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 Seeks Input on Credit Union Regulatory Burden

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
MCUA & DCUC Submit Comments to DoD

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
MCUA Tax Status Letter Also Highlights Subchapter S Issue

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

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

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 Share Message “Don’t Tax My Credit Union”

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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