Friday, April 27, 2012 – While most were predicting a long week of late nights and fireworks on the Senate floor, most were shocked at the ease with which the budget passed. The difference between the Senate and House budgets is approximately $80 million.
Business Lending Spotlight: West Community Credit Union
This is part of a series of stories highlighting credit unions making small business loans in Missouri. Credit unions in each region are urged to call and email our U.S. Senators in support of S. 2231, sharing stories about the people who are helping small businesses grow, and the small business owners who benefit when they have more financial options.
This week's edition of the SpringfieldBusiness Journal includes an op-ed by Missouri Credit Union Association President/CEO Mike Beall, highlighting the need to help small business owners and urging Senators McCaskill and Blunt's support of S. 2231, the Credit Union Small Business Jobs Act.
While the Senate works on appropriations in committee, the House and Senate give no indication that they are taking up any weighty issues on the floor. So, this week’s update will focus on the upcoming elections. The following candidates face no challengers in either the primary or the general election.