Member Benefits

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Member Benefits2017-10-03T17:48:36+00:00
  • Monitors, promotes, and lobbies to pass legislation favorable to the interest of court reporters, captioners, and CART providers. Monitors legislation affecting our profession on a statewide and national basis through both our Legislative Committee and our legislative representative.
  • Sponsors an annual conference which includes continuing education and the latest in reporting technology.
  • Works hard to maintain your right to be certified.
  • Publishes PROGRESS4U¬†monthly containing the newest up-to-the-minute reporting developments throughout the state, highlights of board meetings, advertisements of vendors and agency owners, and names and telephone numbers of MCRA officers.
  • Serves as an affiliated state unit of the National Court Reporters Association.
  • Publishes a membership directory which includes the MCRA Bylaws as well as member information.
  • Awards a Distinguished Service Award each year.
  • Offers a Student Mentors Program.
  • Promotes student recruitment.
  • Organizes letter-writing campaigns on issues affecting our profession.
  • Offers members reduced rates for conventions and seminars.
  • Sends representative members to legislative boot camps, leadership conferences, and the national convention for training and education.
  • Provides reporters for demonstrations on request and attends career days throughout the state.
  • Serves the membership by maintaining a website containing timely information.