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Missouri's Luetkemeyer Sponsors ATM Disclosure Bill

Apr
19

 Missouri’s Luetkemeyer Sponsors ATM Disclosure Bill 

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CUNA Advocacy Report

Apr
16

CUNA's latest Regulatory Advocacy Report addresses a number of issues currently facing credit unions. Most of the items in this report reflect CUNA's work with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and NCUA issues of concerns. CUNA has a meeting scheduled with NCUA on May 1 to discuss its CUSO and loan participations proposals. The troubled debt restructuring final rule may be on the NCUA Board agenda for May. The report includes:

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At the Capitol: 45 Lawmakers "Already Elected"

Apr
12

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.

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Tired of Banker Whining?

Apr
11

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

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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CUNA Advocacy Report

Apr
09

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) released its weekly Regulatory Advocacy Report that includes:

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Utilizing Social Media for S. 2231

Apr
09

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

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

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

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