Straight to The Point: February 21

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Good morning. No legislative action is slated for Congress or the Legislature today. Here’s what’s happening in the world of credit unions:

star3 The deadline to register for the 2018 Frontline Compliance series is fast-approaching. This year, the New York Credit Union Association will partner with the Nebraska Credit Union League to offer the series – NYCUA

star3 Registration is open for the 2018 State Governmental Affairs Conference, scheduled for April 23-24 in Albany – NYCUA

star3 New York credit union leaders are encouraged to attend the CU Reality Check event—hosted by the MD|DC, New Jersey and Pennsylvania leagues—March 12-14 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania – NYCUA

star3 Carolyn Maloney, D-12, is working with Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, to introduce legislation that would set a national standard for data security – CU Times

star3 The Consumer Federation of America came out strongly against the Protecting Consumers Access to Credit Act (H.R. 3299) – CUToday

star3 A recent study from the Credit Union Executives Society raises questions about how well the credit unions’ paid and volunteer leadership work together – CU Journal

star3 More individuals and lawmakers are calling for full-on marijuana legalization in New York – Times Union

star3 Identity thieves have been busy hacking online accounts at multiple tax preparation firms and using them to file phony refund requests – KrebsOnSecurity

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