Straight to The Point: November 13, 2017

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Good morning, and happy Monday. It should be a busy week on Capitol Hill. The full House is expected to consider the tax reform legislation that was passed out of the Ways and Means Committee last Thursday. The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to begin the mark up process on its tax legislation today. In other news…

star3 Reminder: The New York Credit Union Association is seeking feedback on credit unions’ state-level legislative priorities – The Point

star3 Credit unions are encouraged to participate in the Credit Unions for Kids Winter Icon campaign to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals that serve New Yorkers – The Point

star3 The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions will continue its three-part credit risk management webinar series on Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. The latest installment is titled, “Expanding Loans and Enhancing ROA” – Federation

star3 Research shows a majority of Generation Z are looking to financial institutions as an important source of personal finance information – CU Times

star3 U.S. credit unions increased their mortgage dollar volume by 16 percent in 2016 – CUToday

star3 Republican leaders are racing to get their tax reform legislation to President Trump’s desk by Thanksgiving – The Hill

star3 New York Republicans are growing increasingly concerned that tax reform plans in Congress could hinder their party’s ability to hang on to their slim majority in the state Senate – Daily News

star3 After doubling their tweet character limit to 280 last week, Twitter will now allow users up to 50 characters for usernames – The Verge

 

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