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  • In-district meetings bring credit unions and lawmakers together

    Aug
    26
    In-district meetings bring credit unions and lawmakers together
     
      Credit unions meet with U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall
     
    Posted By Stephanie Mullh... read more
  • Governor Parson Calls Missouri Lawmakers into Special Session

    Aug
    26
    Governor Parson Calls Missouri Lawmakers into Special Session

    Lawmakers will head to Jefferson City two days earlier than expected, as Missouri Governor Mike Parson has called for a special session to begin on September 9.  The annual veto session takes place on September 11. The special session will focus on a recent ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court in Kehlenbrink v. Director of Revenue regarding a vehicle sales issue. 

    Posted By Ian Dunlap read more
  • Governor Parson Makes Appointments to Credit Union Commission

    Aug
    16
    Governor Parson Makes Appointments to Credit Union Commission

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson has appointed two new and one returning credit union leader to serve on the Missouri Credit Union Commission. Steve Pierson, retired president/CEO of BluCurrent Credit Union and Chris McCreary, president/CEO of United Consumers Credit Union, will fill two open slots within the seven member commission. Hal James was reappointed to the commission where he has been a member since 2007. 

    Posted By Ian Dunlap read more
  • Missouri Governor Parson takes final action on bills

    Jul
    26
    Missouri Governor Parson takes final action on bills

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson took final action on all bills passed by the Missouri legislature ahead of the July 14 constitutional deadline. In his first full legislative session as governor, the Missouri General Assembly passed and sent Parson 102 bills. He signed 96 and vetoed six bills. 

    Posted By Ian Dunlap read more
  • HCUA leads effort to urge House Financial Services leadership to hold CECL hearing

    Jul
    25
    HCUA leads effort to urge House Financial Services leadership to hold CECL hearing

    While there are signs that the Financial Accounting Standards Board will delay implementation of the CECL accounting standard for credit unions until January 2023, we are spearheading an effort with three other state leagues to hold a hearing on this issue in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    Posted By Amy McLard read more
  • Update on CECL delay and what’s ahead for Kansas and Missouri credit unions

    Jul
    19
    Update on CECL delay and what’s ahead for Kansas and Missouri credit unions

    With a new proposal from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), credit unions will likely have a delay in implementation for CECL – the Current Expected Credit Loss standard. On July 17, FASB agreed to propose a one-year delay in the implementation date for the CECL standard.

    Posted By Amy McLard read more
  • Financial Institutions Data Match Program now mandatory in Missouri

    Jul
    15
    Financial Institutions Data Match Program now mandatory in Missouri

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed House Bill 397 on Friday, making it mandatory for financial institutions – including credit unions – to participate in the Financial Institution Data Match Program.  We kept you posted on the progress of this measure as it moved through the Missouri General Assembly.  With the Governor’s signature, mandatory compliance officially becomes law on August 28, 2019.

    Posted By Ian Dunlap read more
  • Credit Union Leaders Meet with U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Jul
    01
    Credit Union Leaders Meet with U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Credit union leaders serving members in Missouri’s Congressional District 3 met with U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO District 3) in Jefferson City on June 28.

    Posted By Amy McLard read more
  • Advocacy Trainings Come to You!

    Jul
    01
    Advocacy Trainings Come to You!

    We only have three trainings left this year! Whether you are a seasoned credit union advocate or new to talking with lawmakers – there’s something to learn and bring back to your credit union and team! Credit unions’ biggest strength is our people.These training sessions are designed to help credit union staff, volunteers and members be ready to respond when grassroots action is needed and engage in ways that help credit unions move forward.

    Posted By Morgan Householder read more
  • Be a Superhero at this Year's CUPAC Silent Auction

    Jul
    01
    Be a Superhero at this Year's CUPAC Silent Auction

    A fun event at our Convention and Annual Meeting is our annual CUPAC Silent Auction.  CUPAC – the Credit Union Political Action Committee - supports credit union-friendly candidates and makes sure credit unions are at the table in political action. 

    Posted By Morgan Householder read more

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