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BEAT 'EM OR JOIN 'EM: The rise of fintechs is prompting St. Louis banks to either adapt to emerging technologies or partner with the firms upending their industry
St. Louis Business Journal, 1/12/22

With an eye toward future banking tech, UMB looks to provide more services to fintechs
Kansas City Business Journal, 1/13/22

Bipartisan group wants to change Missouri elections, but won’t disclose funding source
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/11/22

Missouri General Assembly

GOP leaders, Democrats agree to make it harder to stop a filibuster in Missouri Senate
Missouri Independent, 1/11/22

Redrawing Missouri maps to fight abortion? Republicans, weakened by vacancies, say no
The Kansas City Star, 1/11/22

Election 2022

Who is running for CD 4 in Missouri to replace Hartzler?
The Missouri Times, 1/10/22

National

House Republicans blast prospect of SBA direct lending
Banking Dive, 1/13/22

Fed's Powell: Inflation poses a major threat to job market
AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/11/22

Powell hints at Fed's inflation moves, CBDC paper, ethics rules in hearing
Banking Dive, 1/12/22

Brainard vows to help combat inflation as No. 2 Fed official
AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/12/22

Inflation at 40-year high pressures consumers, Fed and Biden
AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1/12/22

Legalizing marijuana would be rare bipartisan win for Congress, so what's the holdup?
Newsweek, 1/7/22

Fed’s No. 2 official resigns amid trading scandal
Politico, 1/10/22

Operations

Bank of America slashes fees for account overdrafts
AP/The Kansas City Star, 1/12/22

Wells Fargo joins Bank of America in overdraft-stemming moves
Banking Dive, 1/12/22

Commerce Bank on the changing face of contactless debit
PYMNTS, 1/10/22

Big banks are booming. Now here come earnings
CNN, 1/9/22

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