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Roy Blunt Reintroduces Data Security Bill This Congress

Apr
28

Missouri’s U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R) has reintroduced legislation to protect consumers from identity theft and fraud. The purpose of the bill is to establish a set of national standards to help prevent and respond to data breaches. Sen. Blunt introduced S. 961, the Data Security Act of 2015 with U.S.

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Republican Nominee in Missouri’s Open District 8 Seat

Feb
12

Missouri Republican leaders have selected State Representative Jason Smith (R-District 120) as the Republican nominee for the 8th Congressional District seat vacated by Jo Ann Emerson.  The decision was made on February 9, after six rounds of balloting by the Republican committee members narrowed the field down from thirteen hopeful candidates.  The final round of ballot

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Missouri CDFI Efforts Shared with U.S. Rep. Emerson

Aug
31

Missouri CDFI Efforts Shared with U.S. Rep. Emerson

The latest efforts by Missouri credit unions to obtain Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) certification are welcome news for U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-District 8).   

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Luetkemeyer Meeting at Missouri Credit Union House

Aug
20

Luetkemeyer Meeting at Missouri Credit Union House

Credit union representatives gathered at Missouri Credit Union House in Jefferson City to meet with Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 9) on August 13.   In addition to discussing bills and issues in Congress, Luetkemeyer urged credit unions to make advocacy a priority.

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Meeting Opportunities with Congressman Billy Long In-District

Aug
20

Meeting Opportunities with Congressman Billy Long In-District

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Flood Insurance Extension

Jul
04

The U.S. House and Senate passed a long-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program on July 1 that would extend the program through 2017.

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Prior to GAC, Banks Ramp Up Congressional Activity

Mar
15

As nearly 50 Missouri credit union representatives prepare to join thousands of credit union leaders at the Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) in Washington D.C. next week, the banking industry is ramping up activity on Capitol Hill.  According to the CEO Update newsletter, the American Bankers Association (ABA) is flying in more than 1,000 executives to meet with members of Congress on March 20. The following day, more than 4,000 credit union executives and board members will make office visits.

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Missouri Makes First Hike the Hill of 2012

Jan
20

Missouri credit union leaders visited with federal lawmakers as part of the first credit union Hike the Hill of 2012 in Washington, D.C.   The event began with a

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Supercommittee Update

Nov
28

 

The Congressional “Supercommittee,” was tasked by Congress to produce legislation to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion within the next ten years. The first deadline was November 23. On November 21, leadership of the bipartisan Special Joint Committee announced that it would not be able to reach an agreement on such a measure.

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