User login

Amy McLard

GAC 2015: Missouri CU Leaders Hike Capitol Hill


Dozens of credit union leaders from across the state wrapped up Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) by heading to Capitol Hill to advocate for Missouri credit unions. The GAC took place in Washington, D.C.

Posted By Nora Holloway read more

GOP Congress Promises New Slant on Old Issues


Written by John McKechnie, Partner, Total Spectrum.

Following the landslide that gave Republicans the majorities in both the House and Senate for the first time since 2006, I can make some very preliminary, semi-educated guesses about the tack the GOP will take. 

Posted By Anonymous (not verified) read more

Meet Newly Elected Lawmakers During Freshman Orientation


Credit union leaders from across Missouri have a unique opportunity to meet newly elected lawmakers one-on-one before they officially take office. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) invites credit union representatives to participate in a freshman orientation lunch with legislators on December 3 in Jefferson City.

Posted By dkent read more

MCUA Supported Candidates Sweep Election


Credit union advocates joined other voters in heading to the polls on November 4 and a number of credit union friends were elected. Out of the 104 candidates supported by the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA), 100 won their respective elections Tuesday. Several MCUA-supported candidates faced extremely tough races, with four of the eight winning. The

Posted By dkent read more

U.S. Rep. Smith Meets with Credit Unions in Rolla


Sharing credit union concerns about data breaches and demonstrating how credit unions are making a difference for members in District 8 was a top priority during a meeting with U.S. Rep. Jason Smith (R-District 8).

Credit union leaders from Riverways Federal Credit Union and Ozark Federal Credit Union took part in the in-district meeting at Riverways Federal Credit Union in Rolla on October 30.   

Posted By Nora Holloway read more

Pheasant Hunt Raises $3,000 for CUPAC


Credit union supporters participating in the 12th Annual Pheasant Fall Classic helped raise more than $3,000 for the Credit Union Political Action Fund (CUPAC) on October 29.

Posted By dkent read more

Veto Session: Credit Union Leaders Meet with Dozens of Lawmakers & Candidates


In advance of the state veto session, credit union representatives visited with dozens of state lawmakers, candidates and legislative staff while attending nearly 20 receptions hosted by current or newly elected lawmakers.  The receptions – including two at Missouri Credit Union House - took pl

Posted By dkent read more

Advocacy Training Offered in Advance of 2014 Elections - Register Today


2014 is an election year, making it even more important to stay on top of any issues affecting credit unions in Missouri. It’s also vital to keep credit union advocacy efforts going strong after elections, as the next group of lawmakers take office.

Posted By Nora Holloway read more

State Lawmakers Gear Up for 2013 Veto Session


Legislators from around the state of Missouri are back in the State Capitol this week for the 2013 veto session. It’s scheduled to begin Wednesday, Sept.11. Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a total of 29 bills passed by the Missouri General Assembly, and all 29 bills are expected to come up for a veto override vote. A two-thirds majority is required in both the Missouri House of Representatives and Missouri Senate to override the Governor’s veto.

Posted By Nora Holloway read more

Kansas City Chapter Political Advocacy Training


Join the Kansas City Chapter of Credit Unions for Political Advocacy Training!  Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to talk to your legislators about issues that are important to you and how they affect the credit union movement. Here are the details:

Posted By Sharon Bahr read more
Subscribe to RSS - Amy McLard