Straight to The Point: March 22

Good morning. Congress appears to be closing in on a $1.3 trillion spending deal. The Senate passed their version of the bill, and the House is scheduled to vote as early as today. The Legislature, which will also be in session today, is working toward meeting their own budget deadline of March 31. Here’s what else is happening today:

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Recognition Round-Up: MCU’s Loretta Y. Jones receives recognition

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From left: MCU Board Chair James Durrah, 2nd Vice Chair Loretta Y. Jones, Assistant Secretary Tessa I. Hackett-Vieira and Supervisory Committee Member Joseph Guagliardo at the Power Women in Business Awards in Brooklyn (photo credit: MCU).

Municipal CU Board of Directors Second Vice Chair, Loretta Y. Jones, was recently recognized for her career success and commitment to service at the 2017 Power Women in Business Awards.

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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:

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