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Represent Missouri at Crash the GAC 2016

Sep
14
Represent Missouri at Crash the GAC 2016

The Cooperative Trust, in partnership with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), is now accepting applications for Crash the GAC 2016. Those interested in the program—which provides scholarships for up-and-coming credit union professionals to attend the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference—must submit their applications by October 31, 2015. New this year, applicants will be required to submit a 60-second video instead of an essay.

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In-District Meetings in August Lead Up to Hike the Hill in October

Sep
08
In-District Meetings in August Lead Up to Hike the Hill in October

Credit union leaders in Missouri met with multiple members of Congress during the August work period. In-district meetings brought credit union constituents together with U.S. Rep.

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Veto Session Provides Opportunity to Meet State Lawmakers

Sep
08
Veto Session Provides Opportunity to Meet State Lawmakers

Veto session kicks off in Jefferson City on September 16, and there are a number of opportunities for credit union advocates to meet with key lawmakers. There are nearly 20 events planned for September 15-16, including two at the Missouri Credit Union Association's (MCUA) Jefferson City office.

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MCUA Submits Comment on DOL's Proposed Overtime Rule

Sep
07
MCUA Submits Comment on DOL's Proposed Overtime Rule

On September 4, 2015, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed comments with the Department of Labor (DOL) concerning a proposed rule which would raise the salary threshold for overtime eligibility. The proposed rule would raise the salary threshold for overtime eligibility, from $455 a week ($23,660 a year) to a projected level of $970 a week ($50,440 a year) by 2016.

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MCUA Comments on NCUA MBL Proposal

Sep
04
MCUA Comments on NCUA MBL Proposal

​The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) regarding the agency's Member Business Lending Proposal on August 31, 2015. 

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Credit Union Advocates Meet with U.S. Rep. Billy Long in Springfield

Sep
01
Credit Union Advocates Meet with U.S. Rep. Billy Long in Springfield

A roundtable with U.S. Congressman Billy Long (R-District 7)  brought together more than a dozen credit union advocates from southwest Missouri on August 25. The meeting took place in Springfield at BluCurrent Credit Union and included staff and volunteers.  

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Meet Lawmakers at KC Chapter's 2015 Legislative Breakfast

Aug
28
Meet Lawmakers at KC Chapter's 2015 Legislative Breakfast

Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the Kansas City Chapter of Credit Union's 2015 Legislative Breakfast. You will be able to discuss the topics and issues that are important to you and how they affect the credit union movement. Here are the details:

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Springfield Area Credit Unions Meet With Member of Key Committee

Aug
24
Springfield Area Credit Unions Meet With Member of Key Committee

The Vice-Chair of the Missouri Senate Financial Institutions Committee met with nearly a dozen credit union leaders in Springfield to talk about issues and concerns affecting credit unions and their members.

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Kansas City Credit Union Advocates Meet U.S. Rep. Cleaver

Aug
24
Kansas City Credit Union Advocates Meet U.S. Rep. Cleaver

A capacity crowd of credit union advocates met with U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II (D-District 5) in his Kansas City district office on August 24.

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St. Louis Chapter Sees Record Turnout for Legislative Reception

Aug
23
St. Louis Chapter Sees Record Turnout for Legislative Reception

The St. Louis Chapter of Credit Unions had a record turnout for its annual legislative reception, with more than 60 credit union representatives and nearly 30 lawmakers and staff in attendance.

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