Straight to The Point: October 16, 2017

The New York Credit Union Foundation has activated its Disaster Relief Grants for cooperativas, staff and volunteers in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. To make a monetary contribution, visit the Foundation’s donation page

Good morning, and happy Monday. House members will perform district work this week. The Senate is back in Washington. Here is what’s happening today:

star3 Today marks the first day of International Credit Union Week, and this year’s theme is “Dreams Thrive Here” – The Point

star3 Credit union professionals and volunteers from throughout New York were in Schenectady on Thursday and Friday for the New York Credit Union Association’s inaugural Tech Forward Conference – The Point

star3 Reminder: The Association is hosting a credit union rally on the western steps outside of the state Capitol tomorrow, and all are invited to attend – The Point

star3 Eight bills that had the backing of credit unions have passed out of the House Financial Services Committee – CUToday

star3 A group of House Democrats from New York is accusing NCUA of unfairly punishing members of Melrose CU who have loans backed by taxi medallions – CU Times

star3 Uber has overtaken yellow cabs in New York City in ridership – New York Times

star3 President Trump’s executive orders dismantling the Affordable Care Act will carry consequences for all lenders – American Banker

star3 Hyatt hotels is alerting customers about another credit card breach, which appears to have hit 41 properties across 11 countries, with most outside of the U.S. – KrebsonSecurity

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