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Project Zip Code Month in Missouri in May

Apr
22
Project Zip Code Month in Missouri in May

Do lawmakers from your area realize how many of your credit union members live in their districts?  When credit union leaders show state and federal legislators their Project Zip Code results – the response is clear.

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MCUA Hike the Hill June 17-19

Apr
15
MCUA Hike the Hill June 17-19

Credit union management and volunteers are encouraged to make plans now to participate in the only Missouri Hike the Hill in 2014 to Washington, D.C. The dates are June 17-19. There will not be a fall Hill visit due to the November elections.

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Credit Unions Alert Members to Heartbleed Risk

Apr
14
Credit Unions Alert Members to Heartbleed Risk

Credit unions across the state are responding to the Heartbleed security flaw, many of which have proactively alerted their members to any potential risk. 

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MCUA Urges Credit Unions to Take Action on Heartbleed

Apr
14
MCUA Urges Credit Unions to Take Action on Heartbleed

Credit unions in Missouri are urged to take immediate action to address Heartbleed—a security flaw in OpenSSL software. This flaw may allow unauthorized access to passwords or other sensitive data on websites, email, online banking and network services. Initial estimates suggest nearly two-thirds of encrypted websites could be affected.

MCUA and iVia Exchange Services Reviewed

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Capitol Report - 'Patent Trolling' Bill Passes in the Senate

Apr
11
Capitol Report - 'Patent Trolling' Bill Passes in the Senate

Missouri state senators voted unanimously to pass a bill that would protect credit unions from so called ‘patent trolls.’  The bill, SB 706, was voted out of the Senate 32-0 on April 10.  It sets clear criteria to help distinguish legitimate from illegitimate patent infringement assertions and provides

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Capitol Report - Electronic Lien Release Bill Heard in Senate Committee

Apr
04
Capitol Report - Electronic Lien Release Bill Heard in Senate Committee

A bill allowing the Department of Revenue to create and implement an electronic lien release system is one step further along in the legislative process.  SB 954, sponsored by Senator Mike Cunningham (R-District 33) (pictured), was heard in the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on April 2. 

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McCaskill Leads Questioning on Data Breach, Credit Union Costs During Hearing

Apr
01
McCaskill Leads Questioning on Data Breach, Credit Union Costs During Hearing

Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D) helped draw attention to who pays the price when data breaches take place – and public confusion about the issue. 

“I don’t think people understand… a lot of the costs associated with this breach – in fact, the majority of them – fall to credit unions and local banks instead of Target,” says McCaskill. 

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Capitol Report - Two Bills Affecting Credit Unions Pass the House

Mar
25
Capitol Report - Two Bills Affecting Credit Unions Pass the House

Two bills affecting credit unions passed the Missouri House of Representatives this week and are now headed to the Missouri Senate.  The House perfected and thir

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Capitol Report: Lawmakers Head into Second Half of Session

Mar
20
Capitol Report: Lawmakers Head into Second Half of Session

The Missouri General Assembly is now at the halfway-point of the 2014 session.  Lawmakers adjourned for the annual week-long spring break, spending March 14 - March 23 back in their districts.  Spring break marks the end of the first half of the session, and provides an opportunity for lawmakers to participate in community events and meetings.

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