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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Address Target Breach

Jan
14
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Address Target Breach

Members of the Missouri Congressional delegation are calling for action following the Target Corporation data breach. 

Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D), together with U.S. Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D), sent a letter to Target requesting a briefing from the company’s information-security officials regarding the data breach during the 2013 holiday shopping season.

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Missouri General Assembly Begins 2014 Session

Jan
10
Missouri General Assembly Begins 2014 Session

The 2014 Missouri state legislative session kicked off in Jefferson City at noon on January 8.  Leadership of both the House and Senate provided a glimpse of their respective legislative priorities for 2014.

Leadership Outlines Legislative Priorities for 2014

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MCUA Hosts Fundraiser for Representative Kevin Austin

Jan
09
MCUA Hosts Fundraiser for Representative Kevin Austin

Missouri Credit Union House in Jefferson City was the site of a fundraising event for State Representative Kevin Austin (R – District 136) on January 7.  The event took place the night before the start of the 2014 Missouri General Assembly legislative session.

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MCUA Comments on NIST "Critical Infrastructure" Cybersecurity Framework

Jan
07
MCUA Comments on NIST "Critical Infrastructure" Cybersecurity Framework

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) also recently submitted a comment letter on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) preliminary “critical infrastructure” cybersecurity framework.

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MCUA Comments to Federal Reserve Banks on Payment System Improvements

Jan
07
MCUA Comments to Federal Reserve Banks on Payment System Improvements

Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) recently submitted a comment letter to the Federal Reserve Banks on their “Payment System Improvement – Public Consultation Paper,” commending the approach taken by the Fed Banks and engagement with stakeholders to look into ways to improve the U.S. payment system. 

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CFPB and NCUA Adopt Supplemental Rule on Appraisals for "Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans"

Dec
19
CFPB and NCUA Adopt Supplemental Rule on Appraisals for "Higher-Priced Mortgage Loans"

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), and other federal financial regulators adopted a supplemental rule that amends Reg Z-changes made by a January 2013 final rule* regarding appraisals for “higher-priced mortgage loans” (HPML)— formerly referred to as “higher-risk mortgages.” For certain mortgages with an APR that exceeds the average prime of

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NCUA Issues Final Rule on Charitable Donation Accounts

Dec
17
NCUA Issues Final Rule on Charitable Donation Accounts

In its December 12 meeting, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board adopted a final rule regarding charitable donation accounts (CDA), the creation of which the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) strongly supports.

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Missouri Federal Lawmakers Urge CFPB to Delay Mortgage Rule Implementation

Dec
17
Missouri Federal Lawmakers Urge CFPB to Delay Mortgage Rule Implementation

Six Missouri U.S. House members, along with U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R), have signed on to letters urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to delay implementation of new mortgage rules. The rules are set to take effect January 2014.

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Missouri Events at the 2014 GAC / Hotel and Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Dec
11
Missouri Events at the 2014 GAC / Hotel and Scholarship Deadline Approaching

The Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) is hosting several events for Missouri attendees during the Credit Union National Association's Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

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State Credit Union Leaders DTMCU Efforts Highlighted

Dec
09
State Credit Union Leaders DTMCU Efforts Highlighted

Credit union leaders from Missouri are featured in a Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Inside Exchange episode highlighting the Don’t Tax My Credit Union (DTMCU) efforts and the importance of credit union action.

Vantage Credit Union’s Randy Yeck, along with Rick Schier and Pat Yokley from CommunityAmerica Credit Union, participated in the interviews about the credit union tax status fight taking place in Congress.

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