Straight to The Point: September 19, 2017


Good morning. House members will continue their in-district work today. The Senate is in session, and the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on business tax reform. Here’s what’s happening today:

star3 The Massachusetts Share Insurance Corporation, in partnership with the New York Credit Union Association, has released the 2017 second quarter Custom Performance Report – The Point

star3 Staff from the Association recently assisted Western New York FCU with a community charter expansion – The Point

star3 Credit unions interested in participating in the Association’s 2018 Scholarship Program should register by Oct. 13 – NYCUA

star3 Andrew Cuomo proposed a new rule that would require credit reporting agencies to register with the state, subjecting them to New York’s cybersecurity regulations – New York Times

star3 Credit unions and their technology partners should be prepared for new biometric security demands–and opportunities–with members following Apple’s introduction of the iPhone X – CUToday

star3 Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, D-Metropolitan, has been named the new chair of the Ways and Means Committee – Times Union

star3 The U.S. Federal Reserve is set to announce the start of a plan to trim its $4.5-trillion portfolio of assets, most of which was amassed in response to the financial crisis – Reuters

star3 Hackers have successfully breached a popular PC cleaning app’s security to inject malware into the app and distribute it to millions of users – The Verge

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