|2013 Federal Government Relations Policy Positions|
At the September 6, 2012 meeting, the MBA Board approved the MBA Federal Government Relations Policy Positions for 2013. This policy sets forth MBA's position on almost 20 federal issues, most of which are the result of the Dodd/Frank Act and the CFPB. Read the Policy Position.
Follow news from the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.
Target Banker Program
The Missouri Bankers Association Target Banker program is the Association’s chief grassroots lobbying tool, and it is unique to the Missouri Bankers Association.
Mo Bill Progress Report
2012 Missouri General Assembly
A number of bills that could affect banking in Missouri have been filed in the Missouri General Assembly. Click here to read our Bill Progress Report that contains links for each bill included in the report. Click on the bill number to take you to the bill summary and complete bill language.
Access helpful links to the MBA Legislative Program and Issues, and various government and other sites of interest.
Click on "Regulator News" above for news and information from the federal regulators.
A not so ''Fine'' twist and shout
MBA President and CEO Max Cook writes in his Feb. 16 column in The Missouri Banker about articles written by ABA President and CEO Frank Keating and ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine. Click the headline for links to those columns.
Click on "FDIC News" above for news and information from the FDIC.
Q & A on failures, mergers and takeovers
The recent bankruptcy of Lehman Bros. and other mergers and takeovers involving banks may have consumers confused and worried. The ABA compiled commonly asked questions and answers that may help you answer questions from your customers and the media. Click here to read the questions and answers.
Communicating with Congress
Over the past year, we have been making a lot of requests for bankers
to contact their members of Congress to voice support or opposition to
various banking issues. Click here for some helpful tips for writing,
phoning and personal visits with