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October Meetings with Missouri U.S. House Financial Services Committee Members Clay and Cleaver

Credit unions representatives can meet with Missouri members of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee this October.  An in-district meeting is scheduled with U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver  (D-District 5) in Kansas City on October 9, followed by a meeting in St. Louis with U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-District 1) on October 11.  Both serve on the Financial Services Committee, which handles legislation affecting credit unions. 

Meeting with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-District 5)

Credit union leaders with members in District 5 are urged to participate in the meeting with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver.  According to Project Zip Code reports, there are at least 167,816 credit union members in District 5.  Here are the details for the meeting:

Date:                    Tuesday, October 9

Time:                    11:30 a.m.

Location:             Congressman Emanuel Cleaver's Kansas City Office

                             101 W. 31st St., Kansas City, MO 64108         

RSVP:                  Visit

Deadline:            Friday, October 5

Questions:         Amy McLard at or (314) 542-1370

Meeting with Congressman William Lacy Clay (D-District 1)

The meeting and fundraising event for U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-District 1) has been rescheduled for October 11 in St. Louis.  The meeting will provide an opportunity to recognize Congressman Clay as a Credit Union Champion, a designation which recognizes candidates who champion credit union issues and take action on behalf of credit union members and credit unions. 

Clay is a cosponsor of H.R. 1418, the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, which would raise the credit union small business lending cap from 12.25% to 27.5% of credit union assets.  Congressman Clay is also a cosponsor of H.R. 3993, which would allow credit unions access to supplemental capital.

There are more than 225,976 credit union member-owners in District 1.  Credit union leaders with members in District 1 are encouraged to participate and show support for a Credit Union Champion.

Date:                     Thursday, October 11

Time:                    4-5 p.m.

Location:             CU Excel Center

                             95 North Oaks Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63121

(Intersection of Natural Bridge and Lucas & Hunt, in the northeast corner of the
North Oaks Shopping Plaza, next to the North Oaks Bowling Alley.)

RSVP:                 Visit:

Deadline:            Monday, October 8

Questions:         Amy McLard at or (314) 542-1370

Only individual contributions are allowed in federal campaigns. Checks should be made payable to: Clay Jr. for Congress. If you are unable to attend but would still like to contribute, please send your contribution to:  Clay Jr. for Congress, P.O. Box 4544, St. Louis, MO 63108.

Photo caption:  Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-District 5); Congressman William Lacy Clay (D-District 1)