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Submit Stories for CUNA's GAC

Jan
13
Submit Stories for CUNA's GAC

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) will display credit union stories at the Governmental Affairs Conference again this year. There will be wall art (see example at right) in the lobby to highlight the difference credit unions are making.  

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MCUA Opposes FHFA Proposal on FHLB Membership Eligibility

Jan
13
MCUA Opposes FHFA Proposal on FHLB Membership Eligibility

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a letter on January 12, 2015, with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) regarding its proposal on membership requirements for Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBs).

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Credit Union House Reception Includes Two Financial Insitutions Committee Members

Jan
13
Credit Union House Reception Includes Two Financial Insitutions Committee Members

The Missouri Credit Union Association's Credit Union House helped to welcome lawmakers back to Jefferson City for the 2015 Missouri state legislative session.  Three members of the Missouri House of Representatives - including two members of the revamped financial institutions committee - hosted a 'welcome back' reception at Credit Union House on January 6, the night before session began.

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MCUA Files Comment Letter on Interagency Flood Insurance Rules

Jan
12
MCUA Files Comment Letter on Interagency Flood Insurance Rules

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) filed a comment letter with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on December 29, 2015, addressing the proposed interagency flood insurance rule.

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Privacy Notification Change May Affect Your Credit Union

Jan
09
Privacy Notification Change May Affect Your Credit Union

Sending out annual privacy notices is a costly regulatory requirement that can also create confusion with members. While the 113th Congress did not pass privacy notification legislation by year-end 2014, there is an alternative option available to Missouri’s credit unions via a new rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). 

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MMPA Fix A Top Priority for MCUA in 2015 State Legislative Session

Jan
05
MMPA Fix A Top Priority for MCUA in 2015 State Legislative Session

State lawmakers start the 2015 legislative session in Jefferson City on January 7, and a bill intended to clarify the exemption for credit unions from the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) is a top priority for the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA).  The bill,

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Arianna Huffington & Gen. Stanley McChrystal Keynote at GAC

Jan
04
Arianna Huffington & Gen. Stanley McChrystal Keynote at GAC

The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference is a premier conference for political impact, credit union networking and industry insights. This year’s keynote speakers include chair, president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, and former leader of the Joint Special Operations Command, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, USA (Ret.).

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Show-Me Scorecard Survey Due January 9

Jan
02
Show-Me Scorecard Survey Due January 9

In advance of 2015 advocacy efforts, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is updating data for the Show-Me Scorecard, a brochure that credit union advocates provide federal and state lawmakers.

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Missouri Congressional Committee Appointments, Moves

Dec
23
Missouri Congressional Committee Appointments, Moves

Several members of the Missouri Congressional delegation have committee changes taking effect in 2015 in the 114th Congress, while others are changing office locations.

U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) will serve as Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance. 

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Comment Letter Deadlines Approach

Dec
23
Comment Letter Deadlines Approach

Time is running out to submit comment letters on several key issues affecting credit unions.  The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) encourages credit union advocates to send in comment letters if possible. If you have any questions, please contact the MCUA Compliance department via email or phone, 800.446.3620.

Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) Membership - Comments due to FHFA by January 12

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