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Missouri Legislative Update: Robbery Bill Moving Quickly

Jan
21
Missouri Legislative Update: Robbery Bill Moving Quickly

A robbery bill supported by credit unions that stalled at the end of the 2015 Missouri Legislative Session is moving quickly in 2016. The Missouri House Civil and Criminal Proceedings Committee voted out a bill intended to clarify stealing from a financial institution - including credit unions - is a Class B felony offense.

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Full Slate of House & Senate Committee Hearings Despite Short Work Week

Jan
19
Full Slate of House & Senate Committee Hearings Despite Short Work Week

The Missouri General Assembly is moving at an unprecedented pace for this time of year. Two and a half weeks into session, the House has already voted out four bills addressing ethics reform, and Senate committees met to work on a number of issues, including an expert witness bill, transportation tax, abortion and urban earning taxes.

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Kansas State Legislative Update

Jan
19
Kansas State Legislative Update

The 2016 Kansas Legislative Session officially kicked off Monday, January 11 at 2 p.m. So far, 44 new bills have been introduced at the Capitol in addition to the 700+ bills laid over from the 2015 legislative session. Committees will be in full force over the next week or two as more bills continue to be introduced.

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Two New Members for Key Committees in Missouri House & Senate

Jan
12
Two New Members for Key Committees in Missouri House & Senate

The Missouri General Assembly finalized committee assignments for the 2016 legislative session. Two key committees for credit unions each have a new member. They include:

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Stephanie Mullholland Joins HCUA Advocacy Team

Jan
12
Stephanie Mullholland Joins HCUA Advocacy Team

Stephanie Mullholland has joined the staff of Heartland Credit Union Association as State Legislative Director in Kansas. Prior to HCUA, she directed government affairs for the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents (KAIA). Mullholland has previously served as Chief of Staff in the Senate Majority Leader’s Office. 

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3 Reasons to Attend KS, MO Advocacy Events

Jan
11
3 Reasons to Attend KS, MO Advocacy Events
Every year, Kansas and Missouri credit unions make a powerful impact on our state Capitols. Our voices, together as one, amplify the importance of credit unions and the value they bring to the nearly two million Kansas and Missouri consumers who belong to credit unions.
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MO Credit Union Commission Votes to Rescind 5% Fixed Asset Rule

Jan
11
MO Credit Union Commission Votes to Rescind 5% Fixed Asset Rule

Missouri's Credit Union Commission voted to rescind the state's rule limiting the amount of funds credit unions may invest in fixed assets.

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Meet the Kansas and Missouri GAC Crashers

Jan
05
Meet the Kansas and Missouri GAC Crashers

Kansas and Missouri are Crashing the GAC! Jason Carlson, assistant branch manager, Meritrust Credit Union (Wichita, KS), and Ashley Scroggins, graphic design and new media specialist, West Community Credit Union (O’Fallon, MO), have been selected to Crash the GAC in Washington, D.C., February 21-25.

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HCUA Kansas, Missouri Advocacy Update

Jan
05
HCUA Kansas, Missouri Advocacy Update

Both the Missouri and Kansas legislative sessions kick off this month; the Missouri session begins January 6 and the Kansas session kicks off Monday, January 11.

The 2016 session looks to be filled with several complex and important issues heading into the election cycle this fall. Among the topics are discussions about education funding, the state budget, and more.

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Two HCUA Supported Bills Pre-Filed as Missouri Session Kicks Off

Jan
03
 Two HCUA Supported Bills Pre-Filed as Missouri Session Kicks Off

Missouri lawmakers start the 2016 legislative session on January 6 with two bills already pre-filed that would impact credit union operations. The bills are supported by the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) and were pre-filed in December.

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