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Submit Economic Snapshot Information, Highlight Credit Union Influence

Dec
04
Submit  Economic Snapshot Information, Highlight Credit Union Influence

Your information helps make a lasting impression on state and federal lawmakers. Help highlight credit unions influence in Kansas and Missouri by submitting your responses to the Economic Snapshot Survey. These survey results will allow us to compile new Economic Snapshots for distribution in 2017. 

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CUPAC of Kansas, Missouri Sees More Than 92% Success Rate

Nov
22
CUPAC of Kansas, Missouri Sees More Than 92% Success Rate

​Candidates supported by the credit union political action committees (CUPAC) of Kansas and Missouri saw success in this year's elections. CUPAC supports the state-level candidates, with the financial help of state-chartered credit union and individual contributions. Learn more about CUPAC. 

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We Need Your Help: Take the Survey, Help Share the Credit Union Story

Oct
10
We Need Your Help: Take the Survey, Help Share the Credit Union Story

Whether we’re fighting an issue at the Capitol on top or as the underdog, one of the best tools for reaching lawmakers is our ability to tell our story, not only with people but also with numbers. 

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CUNA GAC: Mark Your Calendar for February 26 - March 2, 2017

Sep
23
CUNA GAC: Mark Your Calendar for February 26 - March 2, 2017

Mark your calendar - Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) 2017 Governmental Affairs Conference will be held February 26 - March 2 in Washington, D.C. CUNA GAC unites thousands of credit union advocates to fight for fairer legislation, regulation and policies for credit unions.

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MLA Guidance Issued – Credit Unions Ask for Delay in Implementation

Aug
28
MLA Guidance Issued – Credit Unions Ask for Delay in Implementation

The Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) Compliance team is focused on the Department of Defense (DOD) Military Lending Act (MLA) as Kansas and Missouri credit unions – along with credit unions across the country - work to comply with the rule by the effective date of October 3, 2016. The DOD published its long-awaited follow-up guidance on August 26. 

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In-District Meetings in Missouri and Kansas

Aug
02
In-District Meetings in Missouri and Kansas

Credit union advocates are busy meeting with federal and state lawmakers, as well as candidates, across Kansas and Missouri during the legislative recesses and in advance of the August 2 state primaries.

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Regulatory Advocacy Alert: CFPB’s Proposed Rule Would Eliminate Arbitration Clauses

Jul
29
Regulatory Advocacy Alert: CFPB’s Proposed Rule Would Eliminate Arbitration Clauses

August 22 is the deadline for comment letters regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed arbitration rule. The proposed rule would eliminate arbitration clauses that are routinely included in many contracts for consumer financial products. These arbitration clauses can protect credit unions from class action lawsuits when requiring arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution process.

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August 2 Primary Ahead in Kansas and Missouri

Jul
24
August 2 Primary Ahead in Kansas and Missouri

Voters in Kansas and Missouri are headed to the polls on August 2 for the primary elections. Immediately following the primary election, the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) will send a candidate survey regarding credit union issues to the winners and will share responses with our member credit unions.

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Hike the Hill Attendees Hear Details on NCUA CAMEL Rating Changes & Meet Board Member

Jun
17
Hike the Hill Attendees Hear Details on NCUA CAMEL Rating Changes & Meet Board Member

Kansas and Missouri credit union leaders were on hand as the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board discussed potential changes with significant potential impact to Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) member credit unions during its June 16 meeting. Immediately following the meeting, HCUA Hike the Hill attendees met with NCUA Board Member Mark McWatters, providing an opportunity to discuss the issues raised during the meeting and other concerns.

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