Straight to The Point: March 19

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Good morning, and happy Monday. The House and Senate will both be in session today. In Albany, the Legislature is working toward meeting the April 1 budget deadline. Here’s the latest from credit union land:

star3 Young professionals from the Catskill-Hudson Chapter will host a networking meet-up March 28 at Milo’s Cantina in Poughkeepsie – The Point

star3 The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions launched a website for its immigrant outreach initiative, Juntos Avanzamos – Federation

star3 Last call: The deadline to register for the 2018 Lending School in Albany is tomorrow, March 20. The deadline to register for the Buffalo session is Thursday – The Point

star3 Rep. Louise Slaughter, a Democrat who represented the Rochester-area in Congress since 1987, died Friday – Democrat & Chronicle

star3 A federal appeals court ruled that the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule overstepped the department’s authority – New York Times

star3 Separately, a federal appeals court overturned parts of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act – CUNA

star3 NCUA is taking on the American Bankers Association in court over the agency’s field of membership rules – CUToday

star3 House Republicans are praising the Senate for passage of its regulatory overhaul bill but are making it clear that it does not go far enough – CU Times

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