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Strong Year for Positive Credit Union Legislation in Missouri

May
16
Strong Year for Positive Credit Union Legislation in Missouri

Nearly 10 bills with positive impact to credit unions are now on their way to Governor Jay Nixon's (D) desk after receiving final approval by the Missouri General Assembly. Missouri lawmakers had until 6 p.m. on May 13 to advance legislation before the session officially closed. Governor Nixon has until July 14 to either sign, veto or allow a bill to become law.

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Kansas Candidate Filing Deadline June 1

May
16
Kansas Candidate Filing Deadline June 1

There will be multiple open seats up for grabs in the Kansas House and Senate this election cycle. There are 14 Kansas legislators who have announced their retirements or intend to seek another office. This creates an opportunity for Kansas credit unions to seek out potential candidates that come from a credit union background or are supportive of credit unions – including board members, credit union staff members

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Savings Promotion Act Moves Forward in Both Kansas & Missouri

May
10
Savings Promotion Act Moves Forward in Both Kansas & Missouri

Credit unions in both Kansas and Missouri should soon be able to offer savings promotion programs for their members.  

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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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One Bill Signed, Another Pending in Kansas with Impact to Credit Unions

May
09
One Bill Signed, Another Pending in Kansas with Impact to Credit Unions

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) has just signed one bill affecting credit unions, while another bill passed this session by Kansas lawmakers still awaits final approval. Substitute for House Bill 2062 and House Bill 2501 will clarify the laws on remittance transfers and certain financial crimes, respectively. 

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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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HCUA Hike the Hill – Register Today!

Apr
11
HCUA Hike the Hill – Register Today!

The Heartland Credit Union Association invites credit union staff and volunteers to participate in Hike the Hill, June 14-16. The hotel registration deadline is May 15.

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Changes to Kansas Mortgage Business Act Signed into Law

Apr
08
Changes to Kansas Mortgage Business Act Signed into Law

Certain mortgage lenders in Kansas will be subject to new licensing requirements, effective July 1. Governor Sam Brownback (R) has signed Senate Bill 369 into law, which contains several amendments to the Kansas Mortgage Business Act (KMBA).

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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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