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House Missouri members urge mortgage rules delay
Dec. 11, 2013 - House members representing the state of Missouri, noting concerns raised by credit unions, wrote CFPB Director Richard Cordray Tuesday urging him to extend the implementation period for mortgage rules currently set to take effect in January.
Mo. Senate passes tax incentives for Boeing
The Senate's 23-8 vote in a special session sends the measure to the House, where final approval could come as soon as Friday.
Congressmen Urge Accounting Flexibility in Small Business Tax Reform
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is asking the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee to avoid enacting any proposed tax reforms that would limit accounting flexibility for small businesses.
Luetkemeyer goes to bat for small banks
The American Bankers Association is throwing its weight behind a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer of Missouri that would change the definition of "small bank" to $1 billion in assets or more, up from $500 million, providing regulatory relief for hundreds of community banks.
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Throng demands House vote
A group of roughly 100 protestors gathered in downtown St. Louis on Monday morning demanding that the House of Representatives vote on a comprehensive immigration reform bill.