Straight to The Point: 25, 2017


Good morning, happy Monday. Both the House and Senate are in session today. In the Senate, the Finance Committee will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. to review health care legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. In other news…

star3 The New York Credit Union Association will hold a rally during International Credit Union Week, in an effort to raise credit union awareness. During the event, the Association will unveil a document that reaffirms the New York credit union movement’s commitment to members and their communities – The Point

star3 Registration is now open for the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, which will be held Feb. 25 – March 1, in Washington, D.C. New York attendees should register for the event through CUNA and secure lodging through the Association – NYCUA

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

star3 A U.S. district judge approved a settlement between Home Depot and financial institutions in a suit filed in the wake of a 2014 data breach at the retailer – CU Times

star3 Some credit unions are getting creative when it comes to employee benefits, moving beyond standard medical, dental and vision coverage – CU Journal

star3 Two congressional committees have announced hearings on consecutive days to review the massive data breach at Equifax – CUToday

star3 Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, D-Metropolitan, is introducing legislation that would require credit monitoring agencies to provide lifetime identity theft protections to anyone whose vital information is stolen during a breach of their systems – Daily News

star3 Current Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen and the president’s chief economic adviser Gary Cohn are said to be among the White House’s candidates to lead the central bank – New York Times

star3 It’s being reported that 46 New York City taxi medallions were valued at $186,000 a piece at a private auction in Queens on Monday – New York’s State of Mind


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