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National Call to Action In Effect to Protect Credit Union Tax Status

May
15
National Call to Action In Effect to Protect Credit Union Tax Status

It’s time for credit unions in Missouri to take part in a national effort to protect the credit union tax status. Together with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is asking all credit unions in Missouri to unite and take action to preserve the credit union tax status.

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Missouri Hike the Hill Comes at Important Time

May
14
Missouri Hike the Hill Comes at Important Time

At a point when tax reform and regulatory relief are being discussed in Congress, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is preparing for a Hike the Hill in May.  Credit union leaders from Missouri will head to Washington, D.C. to talk with U.S. Senators and Representatives on May 22-23.

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Credit Union Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk

May
08
Credit Union Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk

The Missouri Senate voted unanimously (33-0) in support of HB 478 on Tuesday, May 7. The bill modernizes the Missouri Credit Union Statute dealing with joint accounts. 

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Video: Credit Unions 'Unite for Good'

May
04

When credit unions grow and prosper, so do their communities. And with so many people being burned by big corporations and big banks, it’s the perfect time to show non-members the many advantages to choosing credit unions.

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Credit Unions Invited to Participate in Small Business Expo

May
04
Credit Unions Invited to Participate in Small Business Expo
 
     Congressman Sam Graves  
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Credit Union Bill Voted Out of Senate Committee

Apr
30

HB 478, a bill modernizing the Missouri Credit Union Statute dealing with joint accounts, took another step forward this week. After credit union representatives made calls to Committee Chairman Jay Wasson (R-District 20) and Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey (R-District 23) urging action, the bill was reported out of the Senate Financial Committee and placed on the Senate calendar during the late night hours on April 29.

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CLEAR Relief Act Includes Provisions Beneficial to Credit Unions

Apr
30

Missouri U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer introduced a bill that would address regulatory burdens facing both credit unions and banks. H.R. 1750, the Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory (CLEAR) Relief Act of 2013 was introduced on April 25.

“There are several provisions in this bill that are valuable to credit unions and their members,” says Missouri Credit Union Association President/CEO Don Cohenour. “We look forward to working with Congressman Luetkemeyer and his fellow members of Congress to make sure those become law.”

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MCUA Supports Changes to SBA's 504 and 7(a) Loan Programs

Apr
29
MCUA Supports Changes to SBA's 504 and 7(a) Loan Programs

Last Friday, April 26, 2013, the Missouri Credit Union Association filed a comment letter with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in support of proposed changes to the agency’s 504 and 7(a) Loan Programs.

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Bank Abuse of Small Business Fund All the More Reason for MBL Reform

Apr
26
Bank Abuse of Small Business Fund All the More Reason for MBL Reform

By:  Bill Cheney, President/CEO of the Credit Union National Association

Last week the American Bankers Association (ABA) had its member banks in Washington. This week it was the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). The ICBA ran more ads critical of too-big-to-fail-banks. But we know their agenda also included credit unions’ tax exemption and MBLs.

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Advocacy Tools Added to MCUA Arsenal

Apr
23
Advocacy Tools Added to MCUA Arsenal

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) recently added new web and social media channels to support its advocacy efforts on behalf of credit unions in Missouri.

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