Straight to The Point: June 13, 2017

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Good morning. The latest episode of “New York Now” on PBS looks at some of the more hot-button issues state lawmakers might tackle in the final two weeks of the legislative session. The Legislature and both chambers of Congress are in session today. Here are this morning’s headlines:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association’s annual chapter golf outings to benefit the state credit union political action committee, CUPAC, kick off this month – The Point

star3 Credit union professionals can attend an annual conference on elder abuse this Thursday, June 15, at the DoubleTree Hotel in East Syracuse – NYCUA

star3 Credit union professionals or volunteers that intend to take advantage of the Association’s two complimentary webinar offerings this year should register for the sessions by June 30 – NYCUA

star3 Fannie Mae announced it is preparing to ease its debt-to-income ratio requirements – HousingWire

star3 The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday unanimously ruled on the limits of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act – MarketWatch

star3 According to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey, U.S. inflation expectations tumbled last month, with one key measure hitting its lowest level since early 2016 – Reuters

star3 The CFPB has sent letters to top retail credit card companies encouraging them to consider using more transparent promotions – CUToday

star3 A bill under consideration in the state Legislature would give financial institutions the ability to temporarily freeze the accounts of older adults when they notice activity uncharacteristic of spending habits – Associated Press

star3 The New York’s State of Mind blog lays out three pieces of news credit union leaders should ponder this week – New York’s State of Mind

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