Straight to The Point: April 4

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Good morning. There is no legislative activity scheduled for Congress or the Legislature today. Here’s the latest from credit union land:

star3 Credit union advocates attending the 2018 State Governmental Affairs Conference should complete and submit their Hill Meeting Request forms to help New York Credit Union Association staff secure meeting times with lawmakers – The Point

star3 Deadline approaching: Nominations are being accepted until April 11 for the New York Credit Union Association’s board of directors and for positions on the chapter leadership councils – The Point

star3 Registration is open for the New York Credit Union Association’s 2018 Collections & Bankruptcy Conference – NYCUA

star3 In his first report to Congress as the acting director of the CFPB, Mick Mulvaney called on lawmakers to curb the bureau’s power and independence – New York Times

star3 The Federal Reserve announced work will begin this month on a study that will measure fraud and associated costs in the U.S. payments system, and identify the causes and contributing factors to fraud – CUToday

star3 As the U.S. Federal Reserve raises rates, there are signs that consumers could be putting themselves in peril with debt – CU Times

star3 Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio agree with the idea of capping the number of for-hire vehicles like Uber operating in New York City – Daily News

star3 Banks are likely to double the share of the Fed rate hikes they pass along to depositors by the end of the year – Bloomberg

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