Straight to The Point: March 28


Good morning. The House and Senate will not be in session today. The Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are working towards a state budget deal, and with lawmakers scheduled to leave town for Good Friday and the beginning of Passover, many view tomorrow as the real deadline to pass an on-time budget. Here’s what else is happening today:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association is seeking feedback from credit union leaders about the economic impact of New York’s credit unions – The Point

star3 Registration is open for the Association’s April webinars. As a reminder, the Association is providing all member credit unions with complimentary access to two webinars in 2018 as a benefit of membership – NYCUA

star3 Nominations are being accepted for the New York Credit Union Association’s board of directors and for positions on the chapter leadership councils. Nominations will remain open until April 11, 2018 – The Point

star3 Richard O. Meyer, the longtime CEO and treasurer of the board of directors at MOOG EFCU, died Friday – Buffalo News

star3 Phishing was the leading cause of data security events for the third consecutive year – CU Times

star3 New credit card data shows that consumers are weakening financially – CUToday

star3 As the state budget deadline inches closer, there is still no consensus on a number of policy items Gov. Andrew Cuomo included in his agenda – Times Union

star3 A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit can proceed against Wells Fargo over the bank’s predatory mortgage lending practices – PYMNTS

star3 Citi’s decision to wade into the national gun control debate puts all financial institutions on a slippery slope – New York’s State of Mind

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