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Missouri Savings Promotion Act Passes Senate

Apr
05
Missouri Savings Promotion Act Passes Senate

The Missouri Savings Promotion Act is moving forward in both the Missouri House and Senate after an unexpectedly busy week in the Missouri General Assembly.

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HCUA Comment Letter on HMDA (Regulation C)

Apr
01
HCUA Comment Letter on HMDA (Regulation C)

Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) sent a comment letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review of the Agency Information Collection Activities concerning the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C) (HMDA).  Primarily, HCUA feels that the HMDA cannot establish discrimination.

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Missouri Candidate Filing Closes, HCUA Asks for Input

Mar
31
Missouri Candidate Filing Closes, HCUA Asks for Input

With the filing deadline for the August 2016 primary now behind us, the Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) is asking for input on Missouri political candidates. The 2016 Missouri primary election filing deadline was March 29. All statewide offices, with the exception of State Auditor, all House districts (state and federal), odd-numbered state Senate districts, and one U.S.

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Kansas Legislature Sends Credit Protection Bill for Minors to Governor

Mar
29
Kansas Legislature Sends Credit Protection Bill for Minors to Governor

Kansas lawmakers passed a bill designed to help protect Kansas children from identify theft prior to adjourning for their April break. House Bill 2134, led by Rep. Sydney Carlin (D-Manhattan), allows parents to place a freeze on their child’s credit report.

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Kansas Legislature Passes Savings Promotions Program Bill

Mar
22
Kansas Legislature Passes Savings Promotions Program Bill

A bill that would encourage more Kansans to save should soon be on its way to the governor. The Kansas House has approved a bill to authorize Savings Promotions accounts in Kansas. Once final negotiations are complete, the next stop is to Governor Sam Brownback for final approval.

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MO General Assembly on Spring Break, Tensions Remain High in the Senate

Mar
22
MO General Assembly on Spring Break, Tensions Remain High in the Senate

Missouri lawmakers headed home March 17 to begin their annual spring break.

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Missouri's Credit Union House Welcomes Lawmakers

Mar
18
Missouri's Credit Union House Welcomes Lawmakers

Missouri's Credit Union House in Jefferson City was the scene for a St. Patrick's Day-themed reception for three lawmakers - Missouri State Reps. Paul Fitzwater (R-District 144), Lyndall Fraker (R-District 137) and Craig Redmon (R-District 4).  Reps.

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Call to Action: Voice Concerns Regarding FASB's CECL Proposal

Mar
15
Call to Action: Voice Concerns Regarding FASB's CECL Proposal

The Heartland Credit Union Association (HCUA) urges Kansas and Missouri credit union advocates to contact the Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB) with concerns about its Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) proposal. The CECL proposal changes the way credit unions determine losses.

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40-Hour Filibuster Stalls Work in the Missouri Senate

Mar
14
40-Hour Filibuster Stalls Work in the Missouri Senate

A nearly 40-hour long filibuster over SJR 39 stalled nearly all business in the Missouri Senate during the week of March 7. Due to the filibuster, all Senate committee hearings scheduled for the week were canceled and just one bill - SJR 39 - passed the Chamber.

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Fee Sweeps Protection Bill Passes Kansas House

Mar
14
Fee Sweeps Protection Bill Passes Kansas House

The fee sweeps bill passed the Kansas House unanimously on March 15 with a 123-0 vote.

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