Straight to The Point: July 20, 2017


Good morning. At 10 a.m. today, the Senate banking committee will hold a hearing on housing finance reform, and several credit union industry representatives will provide testimony. The House is also in session. Here are this morning’s headlines:

star3 Registration is now open for the 2017 Compliance & Legal Conference, which will be held Sept. 11-12 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona – NYCUA

star3 The New York Credit Union Association’s annual Chapter golf tournaments to benefit CUAPC—the state credit union political action committee—are being held throughout the state this summer – The Point

star3 CUNA Mutual Group is hosting a number of webinars in the days and weeks ahead, including an on-going series on member conversations – CUNA Mutual Group

star3 As the Senate publicly begins examining comprehensive tax reform, the credit union movement is putting the spotlight on the importance of the credit union tax status – CU Times

star3 After suffering setbacks on healthcare reform, Congressional Republicans are now looking at tax reform with a sense of urgency – The Hill

star3 The Federal Reserve’s 100 basis points in rate hikes since December 2015 will cost credit card users an extra $6 billion in interest charges this year – CUToday

star3 Tech companies clashed with internet service providers over whether a net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content should be scrapped by the FCC – Fortune

star3 Last week, Trump International Hotels Management announced its third credit-card data breach in the past two years – KrebsOnSecurity

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