Straight to The Point: Nov. 29


Good morning. Both the House and Senate are in session today. The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing titled “Sustainable Housing Finance: The Role of Ginnie Mae in the Housing Finance System.” Here’s what’s happening today:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association—through a partnership with the Credit Union Webinar Network—will offer a number of webinars in December – NYCUA

star3 Credit Union Magazine is seeking candidates for its 11th annual “Credit Union Hero of the Year Award” – CUNA

star3 The Credit Unions for Kids #VoteForMiracles promotion is now underway. Through the campaign, credit unions—thanks to contributions from CO-OP Financial Services and CU Direct—will donate $100,000 to the five Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals with the most votes – Vote For Miracles

star3 A federal judge ruled that Mick Mulvaney can lead the CFPB as acting director – Washington Post

star3 Contrary to much of what’s written about them, millennials have many of the same attitudes toward housing as their parents and grandparents – Bloomberg

star3 Uber failed to report in a timely manner that the personal information of 57 million riders and drivers was breached in 2016 – CU Times

star3 State Sens. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, D-Westchester-Rockland, and Jeff Klein, IDC-Metropolitan, appear open to a coalition deal in an effort to provide Democrats with a full majority in the chamber – Times Union

star3 A decade after the financial crisis, regulators are starting to ease up and lawmakers are considering paring back restrictions on the financial services industry – New York Times

star3 The New York’s State of Mind blog examines a hodgepodge of developments that happened over the last week – New York’s State of Mind

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