On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, members of the 115th Congress were sworn in on Capitol Hill. The Kansas and Missouri delegations included U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS District 1), the newest member of the Kansas delegation.
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.
An October 20 meeting with National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Deborah Matz kicked off the Missouri-Kansas Hike the Hill. Credit union leaders from Missouri and Kansas discussed topics ranging from the Overhead Transfer Rate (OTR), the proposed member business lending rule, a potential field of membership (FOM) proposal, and account verification requirements.
If you are planning to participate in the Missouri-Kansas Hike the Hill - this Friday, September 25, is the deadline to register for the hotel room block. The advocacy event takes place on October 20-22, in Washington, D.C.
Registration is now open for the Missouri-Kansas Hike the Hill. The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) and the Kansas Credit Union Association are holding the joint event in Washington, D.C. on October 20-22.
Data security was a top priority for legislative meetings during Missouri Hike the Hill, June 9-10. Credit union staff and volunteers from five credit unions across the state thanked U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R) for reintroducing S.