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Credit Unions Get Second RBC Comment Period

Sep
30
Credit Unions Get Second RBC Comment Period

Missouri credit unions will have another chance to weigh in on the Risk Based Capital proposal. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) announced their plan on September 29, stating that substantial changes in the proposal called for a second comment period.

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St. Louis Chapter Event Brings Lawmakers and Credit Unions Together

Sep
29
St. Louis Chapter Event Brings Lawmakers and Credit Unions Together

Candidates, lawmakers and staff met with credit union leaders at the St.

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NCUA's McWatters Says New RBC Comment Period is Needed

Sep
22
NCUA's McWatters Says New RBC Comment Period is Needed

National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board member J. Mark McWatters, in a meeting with senior Credit Union National Association (CUNA) staff Thursday, September 18, 2014, confirmed that he would not vote in favor of any risk-based capital (RBC) proposal if it does not include a second comment period.

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Kansas City Legislative Breakfast Highlights Credit Unions

Sep
19
Kansas City Legislative Breakfast Highlights Credit Unions

Nearly a dozen lawmakers met with representatives from nine credit unions at the Kansas City Chapter of Credit Unions annual legislator breakfast.  The event took place on September 17 in Kansas City.   Attendees shared credit union issues and concerns, while lawmakers provided information about their district

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Missouri Credit Union Leader Testifies Before U.S. Senate Regarding Regulatory Burden

Sep
16
Missouri Credit Union Leader Testifies Before U.S. Senate Regarding Regulatory Burden

U.S. Senators heard from one of Missouri's credit union leaders about the impact of regulatory burden on small financial institutions this week.  Dennis Pierce, CEO of CommunityAmerica Credit Union (Kansas City) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Credit Union National Association, testified in front of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on September 16.

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MCUA Submits Comments to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services and the Underserved

Sep
15
MCUA Submits Comments to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services and the Underserved

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) submitted a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on mobile financial services and the underserved on September 10, 2014.

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Luetkemeyer Tells Credit Unions: NCUA Asked Congress “Not to Do Its Job”

Sep
15
Luetkemeyer Tells Credit Unions:  NCUA Asked Congress “Not to Do Its Job”

As a member of the House Financial Services Committee, Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-District 3) is known on Capitol Hill for focusing on regulatory relief. However, when Luetkemeyer attempted to address credit union concerns with the National Credit Union Administration’s (NCUA) Risk-Based Capital (RBC) proposal, he hit a roadblock from the regulator. Leutkemeyer recounted

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Veto Session: Credit Union Leaders Meet with Dozens of Lawmakers & Candidates

Sep
11
Veto Session: Credit Union Leaders Meet with Dozens of Lawmakers & Candidates

In advance of the state veto session, credit union representatives visited with dozens of state lawmakers, candidates and legislative staff while attending nearly 20 receptions hosted by current or newly elected lawmakers.  The receptions – including two at Missouri Credit Union House - took pl

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Meeting with U.S. House Financial Services Leaders in Missouri

Sep
09
Meeting with U.S. House Financial Services Leaders in Missouri

Credit union staff and volunteers met with two members of the House Financial Services Committee on September 2 and 3, during the in-district work period.

U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-District 5) welcomed credit union leaders to his Kansas City office on September 2 to discuss issues and concerns. Ten representatives from five credit unions and the Missouri Credit Union Association took part in the meeting.

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MCUA Gearing Up for 2014 Veto Session, Will Host Two Receptions for State Lawmakers

Sep
02
MCUA Gearing Up for 2014 Veto Session, Will Host Two Receptions for State Lawmakers

The Missouri General Assembly will be meeting in Jefferson City Sept. 10 for its annual veto session. Any bill vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon (D) in 2014 can be brought up for discussion, and a two-thirds majority in both the House and Senate are required to successfully override the Governor’s veto.

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