Top Three Reasons MBA Needs Your Involvement at the Missouri Capitol

  1. Only three sitting legislators have significant experience in the banking industry.
  2. There are 163 state representatives and 34 state senators. Of those, 43 are true freshman lawmakers -- they have no prior state legislative experience.
  3. Missouri's elected officials are getting younger. More than one-third of representatives and senators are under 50. Only one of our statewide officials is older than 50.

Young Bankers Day at the Capitol

Scheduled each state legislative session, Young Bankers Day at the Capitol is an opportunity for members of the Young Bankers Leadership Division to learn about and take part in Missouri’s political process by making a Target Banker visit to our state’s Capitol.

MBA's Target Banker Program is MBA’s chief grassroots lobbying tool. As a Target Banker, you’ll be equipped with background information and talking points. MBA staff then accompanies you to the Capitol to meet with your legislators. These low-key, low-pressure visits are very valuable. The Target Banker program helps provide a continuous banking presence at the Capitol throughout the session, and gives the legislators one-on-one contact with their constituents.

Young Banker PAC

Our consistent and purposeful effort to elect pro-banking legislators has had a real impact on our ability to pass important legislation. And, it has made it possible for us to stop bad legislation. More bankers investing in our PACs means great legislative support for the entire banking industry. No single individual can impact as many elections – we know that our PACs are the muscle behind MBA’s legislative agenda. Learn More About PAC

Legislative FAQs

What exactly is the Target Banker Program? What can I expect if I attend the Young Bankers Day at the Capitol? Get your questions answered!
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2017 Bill Monitoring

MBA is monitoring the following legislative measures that have been proposed this session. The color in the left margin signifies the bill's status with MBA. Green is for measures supported by MBA while red indicates bills opposed by the association. Gray signals bills that MBA is monitoring.