Straight to The Point: March 21


Good morning. The House Financial Services Committee has slated several bills for markup today. More broadly, both chambers of Congress are working on a $1.3 trillion spending package (government will shut down Friday at midnight if no deal is reached). The state Senate and Assembly will also be in session. Here’s what’s happening in the world of credit unions:

star3 Credit union service organizations must complete their annual reaffirmation with the NCUA’s CUSO Registry by March 31 – The Point

star3 The New York Credit Union Association assisted Columbia-Greene FCU with their community charter expansion request, which was recently approved by NCUA – The Point

star3 Registration is open for the Association’s 2018 CEO Roundtable (Up to $100 million in assets) events, which are consistently ranked by participants as being among the Association’s most important and effective offerings – The Point

star3 Rep. Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has less than a year left to score a major legislative victory by undoing the Dodd-Frank Act – CU Journal

star3 A federal judge has allowed a class action lawsuit to move forward against a New Hampshire credit union over the institution’s overdraft practices – CUToday

star3 CUNA Mutual AdvantEdge Analytics will work with Microsoft to develop “next generation” data platform for the credit union industry – CUNA Mutual Group

star3 In case you missed it: Actress Cynthia Nixon is mounting a primary challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo – New York Times

star3 Former Wall Street executives are among those powering the surging marijuana industry in the U.S. – Reuters


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