Straight to The Point: December 7


Good morning. Both the House and Senate are in session today, where the focus is on government funding. Here’s what’s happening on this Thursday morning:

star3 Last call: Tomorrow marks the deadline for young professionals and volunteers to apply to “crash” the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference – Cooperative Trust

star3 Clarence Community & Schools FCU and CORE FCU will receive national recognition during the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference – The Point

star3 The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions will host a three-part CDFI Certification and Grant Webinar Series, which will cover successful community development business planning and changes to the CDFI Fund – The Point

star3 The Senate banking committee voted 16-7 to pass the bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which the New York Credit Union Association and CUNA support – CUNA

star3 More than 40 Senate Democrats sign a letter urging the president to nominate a full-time CFPB director – CU Times

star3 More than a dozen bipartisan members of Congress have written to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission asking for clarifications on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act – CUToday

star3 There are no New Yorkers on the conference committee that will write the compromise tax reform bill in Congress – Buffalo News

star3 A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled that two taxi medallion owners can’t sue the Taxi & Limousine Commission for failing to stabilize the medallion market – Daily News

star3 The blog touches on a variety items, including a plan laid out by the Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence that calls for more briefings between FinCEN and financial institutions – New York’s State of Mind

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