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Tired of Banker Whining?

Apr
11
Tired of Banker Whining?

Had enough of bankers’ whining about credit unions?  The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) created a flyer to counter the many handouts distributed by the American Bankers Association and Independent Community Bankers of America.  Both organizations are papering Capitol Hill with misinformation about S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs bill. MCUA distributed the flyer to Missouri’s U.S. Senators.

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Make the Credit Union Case for S. 2231 Face to Face

Apr
10
Make the Credit Union Case for S. 2231 Face to Face

Lawmakers are back in Missouri for the spring recess through April 16.  If there’s a chance to meet with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) or U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R) and make the case for credit unions and S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill, credit union leaders are urged to do so.  

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Utilizing Social Media for S. 2231

Apr
09
Utilizing Social Media for S. 2231

Credit union leaders are encouraged to contact Missouri’s U.S. Senators and ask for their support of S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill.  Social media is another way to get the word out about member business lending and engage your members.  Both Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R) are active on Facebook and Twitter. 

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JOBS Act Becomes Law: Tell Senators “Now It’s Time to Help Main Street”

Apr
06
JOBS Act Becomes Law: Tell Senators “Now It’s Time to Help Main Street”

President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act on April 5.  The new law includes language that helps the banks, including a provision that raised the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration threshold for banks.   The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) is touting this as a legislative win, which allows more banks to change their tax status to Subchapter S and reduces their regulatory requirements.    

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At the Capitol: Lawmakers Meet with Credit Unions

Apr
06
At the Capitol: Lawmakers Meet with Credit Unions

April 2-3, MCUA held the Annual Advocacy & Business Meeting in Jefferson City.

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Bankers Send Out Anti-MBL Message: Don't Let them Speak for Credit Unions

Apr
05
Bankers Send Out Anti-MBL Message: Don't Let them Speak for Credit Unions

Bankers are pushing anti-credit union and anti-MBL messages as we head towards a vote on S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Bill.  They are trying to define who credit unions should serve and how credit unions should serve them.

Here’s just a sample of what banks are sending to  Capitol Hill:

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Call to Action Plan: Countdown to MBL Vote

Apr
02
Call to Action Plan: Countdown to MBL Vote

A vote on the member business lending bill, S. 2231, is expected soon by the U.S. Senate and credit union leaders are asked to take part in a comprehensive call to action effort in support of member business lending.

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This Week at the Capitol: Credit Unions Visit JC April 2-3

Mar
30
This Week at the Capitol: Credit Unions Visit JC April 2-3

As part of MCUA's Annual Advocacy & Business Meeting, representatives from Missouri’s credit unions will be hosting the annual legislative dinner on Monday and visitin

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GAC Garners New Cosponsors from Missouri

Mar
26
GAC Garners New Cosponsors from Missouri

Missouri credit union leaders took their message to Capitol Hill as part of the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC), March 18 – 22.  The group included 47 attendees from 15 credit unions who visited with each office in Missouri’s Congressional delegation.

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