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MCUA Files Comment Letter to NCUA on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Appraisals

Aug
26
MCUA Files Comment Letter to NCUA on Reducing Regulatory Burdens on Appraisals

On August 25, 2014, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on a proposal aimed at reducing regulatory burdens associated with appraisals.

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Meeting with Congressman Graves In-District: Meetings with Cleaver & Luetkemeyer Ahead

Aug
25
Meeting with Congressman Graves In-District: Meetings with Cleaver & Luetkemeyer Ahead

U.S. Representative Sam Graves (R-District 6) reaffirmed his support of maintaining the credit union tax status when he met with credit union leaders this week.  The meeting took place in-district on August 25, at CommunityAmerica’s North Oak Trafficway branch in Kansas City.

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Meet with Lawmakers and Candidates in Kansas City

Aug
19
Meet with Lawmakers and Candidates in Kansas City

Credit union leaders in the Kansas City region have multiple opportunities to meet with lawmakers and candidates on both the state and federal level. In-district meetings taking place in the weeks ahead are posted below. 

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PowerComment Helps Credit Unions Answer Comment Calls

Aug
18

Missouri credit unions can now weigh in on comment calls using a new national online regulatory advocacy resource - PowerComment.  Credit unions have the ability to email regulators directly through PowerComment.

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MCUA Welcomes House Democrats for Summer Caucus

Aug
15

The Missouri Credit Union Association’s (MCUA) Jefferson City office served as the meeting site for the Missouri House Democrats' Summer Caucus and reception on August 12-13.  The two-day event brought a number of Democratic House members and candidates together at Missouri Credit Union House ahead of the September veto session and November general e

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Credit Unions' 100 Million Members Garners St. Louis Media Attention

Aug
11
Credit Unions' 100 Million Members Garners St. Louis Media Attention

It’s official. Credit unions nationwide have reached and exceeded 100 million memberships. In Missouri, 1.4 million people are members of credit unions – and that number keeps growing.

The 100 million member campaign, with its increased awareness about credit unions and the fact that more consumers are choosing credit unions as their financial institution, is getting attention from the media – and bankers.

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MCUA-Advocated Fixed Assets Rule Improvements Proposed

Aug
05
MCUA-Advocated Fixed Assets Rule Improvements Proposed

In a positive step, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board approved a proposed rule at its board meeting to amend the agency's fixed assets regulation to help federal credit unions better manage their fixed assets.

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2014 Primary Election Results

Aug
01
2014 Primary Election Results

Nine out of the 10 state candidates supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) won their respective primary races on Tuesday, August 5.

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McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

Jul
29
McCaskill Sends RBC Proposal Letter to NCUA, Entire Missouri Federal Delegation Weighs In

With a letter from U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D), all ten of Missouri’s U.S. Senators and Representatives have now shared concerns about the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal.  

Senator McCaskill sent her letter on July 23, pointing out that 79 percent of Missouri credit unions that would be covered by the current proposal would see their capital positions shrink.

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