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 PROGRESS twice yearly 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.
Provides a court reporters’ network through our ListServe program, which allows MCRA to immediately be in touch with members via e-mail.
Serves the membership by maintaining a website containing timely information.