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Credit Unions Attend CFPB Hearing on Small-Dollar Lending

Jun
07
Credit Unions Attend CFPB Hearing on Small-Dollar Lending

Kansas and Missouri credit union representatives attended the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) field hearing on its payday lending/small-dollar lending proposal on June 2. There was a capacity crowd for the event in the Kansas City Music Hall. Attendees from six credit unions and the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) were scheduled to take part.

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Leverage Social Media During Hike the Hill

Jun
05
Leverage Social Media During Hike the Hill

Use social media to strengthen the credit union message during the Heartland Credit Union Association’s Hike the Hill! As credit union leaders from Kansas and Missouri head to Washington, D.C. on June 14, your tweets and Facebook posts will help showcase the credit union difference.

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Last Week of Missouri Session in Full Swing

May
09
Last Week of Missouri Session in Full Swing

The Missouri General Assembly is in its final week of the 2016 session. Missouri lawmakers have until 6 p.m. on May 13 to finalize and send legislation to Governor Jay Nixon (D) for approval. Any bill that is not passed by May 13 must wait until the 2017 legislative session for consideration.

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Kansas Savings Promotion Bill to Governor as Kansas Veto Session Ends

May
02
 Kansas Savings Promotion Bill to Governor as Kansas Veto Session Ends

The Kansas Legislature veto session wrapped up at 3:30 a.m.

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Serious Budget Challenges as Kansas Legislators Return for Veto Session

Apr
25
Serious Budget Challenges as Kansas Legislators Return for Veto Session

Kansas lawmakers return to the state capitol to begin the legislature’s veto session on April 27, with significant budget issues looming. Annual state revenue estimates, released April 20, project a $290 million shortfall for Kansas. That includes a $140 million shortfall in the current budget year and a $150 million shortfall for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.

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Kansas State Lawmakers In-District During April

Apr
05
Kansas State Lawmakers In-District During April

Kansas legislators are home in their districts, and they will return to Topeka on April 27 to kick off the veto session.

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Call to Action: Voice Concerns Regarding FASB's CECL Proposal

Mar
15
Call to Action: Voice Concerns Regarding FASB's CECL Proposal

The Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) urges Kansas and Missouri credit union advocates to contact the Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB) with concerns about its Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) proposal. The CECL proposal changes the way credit unions determine losses.

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This Week at the Kansas Statehouse

Mar
08
This Week at the Kansas Statehouse

When lawmakers returned to Topeka last week they were tasked with reworking the budget they passed prior to their break in order to address a budget shortfall. Committees were off to a relatively slow start as legislators prepared to delve in to the budget shortfall, which will likely dominate the remainder of the session. 

Legislation Update

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Advocates Highlight Credit Union Difference at HCUA Missouri Advocacy Meeting

Mar
08
Advocates Highlight Credit Union Difference at HCUA Missouri Advocacy Meeting

The Missouri Advocacy Meeting brought credit union leaders from across the state to Jefferson City at an unusual time, with the Missouri Senate engaging in a multi-day filibuster that gained national attention. 

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Kansas, Missouri Credit Union Leaders Share #CUDifference at GAC

Feb
23
Kansas, Missouri Credit Union Leaders Share #CUDifference at GAC

More than 70 Kansas and Missouri credit union advocates are in Washington, D.C.

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