Straight to The Point: January 16


Good morning and welcome back to those who had a long weekend. Both chambers of Congress and the Legislature are in session today. In the Assembly, a joint-committee hearing will be held to examine the implementation of the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s county-wide shared services plan, which is intended to ultimately reduce property taxes. Here’s the latest from credit union land:

star3 The New York Credit Union Association has developed a resource center to help credit unions comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act website accessibility requirements – NYCUA

star3 The Association has released its 2018 events lineup – NYCUA

star3 The Association’s Young Professionals Commission is conducting a brief online survey. The survey will be used to develop the Commission’s educational session for young professionals and volunteers at the 2018 Annual Meeting & Convention – The Point

star3 Two House members are calling on the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to continue allowing financial institutions to deal with marijuana-related businesses even though the Justice Department plans to crack down on the industry – CU Times

star3 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac once again have capital reserves – CUToday

star3 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said anti-money-laundering rules apply to cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, and he noted that the Financial Stability Oversight Council has set up a working group to study the currencies – American Banker

star3 In 49 states, Equifax was the subject of the most complaints reported to the CFPB – The Hill

star3 The Trump administration unveiled new tax withholding tables to be used by employers no later than February 15 – New York’s State of Mind

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