Straight to The Point: August 30, 2017

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Good morning. Neither the House nor the Senate are in session today. Here is what’s happening today:

star3 Young credit union professionals from the Catskill-Hudson Chapter are hosting a volunteer meet-up in Montgomery on Sept. 9. Participants will serve as volunteers at the Orange County Senior Games – The Point

star3 Credit union leaders and staff from the New York Credit Union Association were in New York City last week for the Metropolitan Chapter’s meeting with NCUA Region 1 Director Larry Blankenberger – The Point

star3 Last call: Enrollment is open for the statewide prize-linked saving program, Lucky Savers. Participation agreements from credit unions should be submitted to the Association by tomorrow – The Point

star3 New York’s cybersecurity regulations are now in effect – CU Times

star3 Financial institutions spent 27 percent more hours analyzing and implementing new regulations during the second quarter of 2017 over the first quarter of the year – CU Today

star3 Paul Tonko, D-20, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., spoke with a group of seniors about setting up a 1-800 number for easier financial fraud reporting – Times Union

star3 House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, is raising questions about CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s political future and its impact on rulemaking – The Hill

star3 Tech firms teamed up to dismantle “WireX”, the crime machine responsible for compromising tens of thousands of Android mobile devices used to launch a series of massive cyberattacks  – KrebsonSecurity

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