The Dateline Austin newsletter goes out via email every week to TLTA members and covers the latest important regulatory and legislative updates title professionals need to know about.

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March 15, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: March. 15, 2017
  • Legislation on Lis Pendens Filed in Texas Legislature; Amicus Brief Filed by TLTA in Related Case
  • Two More Title Insurance Bills Filed on Friday Bill Filing Deadline – TLTA Analyzing Impact
  • Texas Counties Rally Against Statewide Court Records Portal
  • Trump Meets With U.S. Community Bankers, Pledges to Scale Back Regulations
  • Red River Farmers Hope Trump Administration Resolves Land Dispute
  • Dodd-Frank Reform: Gutting Dodd-Frank Is Hard, so Republicans Focus Elsewhere
  • D.C. Circuit Rejects Intervention in CFPB Case 
  • TRID Updates: TRID Caused Bulk of Mortgage Lender QC Issues; Title and Settlement Services Felt Biggest Pain Points
  • New Credit Policy: Good for Consumers, Worrisome for Lenders
  • Upcoming Webinars
March 8, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: March 8, 2017
  • Bill Filing Deadline Friday, March 10
  • Updated: Bills TLTA Is Following This Session
  • Home Equity Reform Constitutional Amendment Filed
  • Judicial Update: Case Could Change How Chain of Title Searches Are Run
  • Tax Reform: No Change to Mortgage Interest Deduction in Trump Tax Plan
  • Dodd-Frank Reform: Hensarling Says Reform Is a Top Priority This Year, But Others Say It May Have to Wait
  • All-Cash Sales Falling Nationwide; Texas at 29 Percent
  • U.S. Flips Sides, Supports PHH in Case Against CFPB
  • Non-Banks Are Still Top Lenders...For Now
  • Upcoming Webinars
March 1, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: March 1, 2017
  • TLTA Begins Process of Developing Legislative Positions
  • Powers of Attorney: Should Title Companies Be Required to Accept Them?
  • FinCEN Renews Order for Bexar County
  • TLTA Monitoring Federal Tax Reform Proposals to Weigh Impact on Real Estate
  • Texas Association of Business Names New CEO
  • Preemptive Defense Mounts for Cordray
  • Hensarling and 33 Republicans Issue Warning to Feds
  • Mnuchin's Zeal for Fannie-Freddie Overhaul Tested by Ruling
  • Upcoming Webinars
February 22, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: Feb. 22, 2017
  • Bills TLTA Is Following This Session
  • Remote E-Notary Bill Filed in Texas –TLTA Working With Stakeholders
  • Important TDI Resource on Title Industry Regulation in Texas
  • Sen. Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Abolish CFPB
  • Court of Appeals Agrees to Rehear CFPB Case; Agency to Fight "Unconstitutional" Ruling
  • Republican Senator Casts Doubt on Quick Action to Dismantle Dodd-Frank
  • Survey Finds More Than Half of Homebuyers Surprised by Closing Costs
  • Upcoming Webinars
February 15, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: Feb. 15, 2017
  • Record Numbers Attend TLTA's 2017 Day at the Capitol
  • Real Estate Stakeholders Support TLTA and Texas Title Insurance System
  • Dodd-Frank News and Updates
  • Seeking Clarity in New TRID Amendments
  • Hensarling to President Trump: Fire CFPB Director Cordray ASAP
  • Mark Your Calendar for the South Texas Seminar
  • Upcoming Webinars
February 8, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: Feb. 8, 2017
  • Trump Signs Executive Order Requiring Dodd-Frank Review
  • Gov. Abbott Reappoints Mattax As Commissioner of Insurance
  • Mortgage Lender Fined $3.5 Million for Kickback Scheme
  • Senate Republicans Unveil Bill to Replace CFPB Director With Committee
  • Fannie Mae-Freddie Mac Should Be Utilities, Trade Group Says
  • Here’s the Confusion Around Independent Agencies Under Trump's New Actions
  • Upcoming Webinars
February 1, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: Feb. 1, 2017
  • Register for Day at the Capitol – We Need to Pack the Halls!
  • TDI Quarterly Audit Results Published
  • Pence, Hensarling: Dismantling Dodd-Frank Remains a High Priority
  • Long, Slow March Toward Digital Mortgage Continues
  • Upcoming Webinars
January 25, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Legislative Update: Jan. 25, 2017
  • Trump Takes Away FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut Not Long After Being Sworn Into Office
  • CFPB Director Cordray: We Will Continue Enforcing Existing Rules
  • Democratic-led States Battle Trump Over CFPB
  • Two Registration Options for Day at the Capitol – Register Today!
  • Upcoming Webinars
January 19, 2017
  • TLTA Participates in Panel Discussion at TPPF Policy Forum
  • E-Notaries and Texas: What We Know So Far; Quicken Loans Pushes Remote Notarization for Closing
  • A New Administration and Congress – Texas Leadership,Dodd-Frank Reform and More
  • CFPB Updates: Leadership Changes; Amendments Expected to Be Finalized Mid-2017
  • Here’s the New Leadership Team for the House Financial Services Committee
  • The Future of Fannie and Freddie Under Trump
  • Two Registration Options for Day at the Capitol – Register Today!
  • Upcoming Webinars
January 10, 2017
  • Dateline Austin Exclusive: Overview of the Texas Legislature
  • Two Registration Options for Day at the Capitol – Register Today!
  • Upcoming Webinars
January 4, 2017
  • Warning: Do Not Respond to Recent Fraudulent Emails
  • Groups Fight to Save Mortgage Tax Deducation
  • CFPB, PHH Curry Court's Favor With Competing, Combative Arguments
  • Goodbye New Normal: Time to Close a Loan Ticking Back Up
  • CFPB Will Likely Issue Rule Targeting Arbitration Before Trump Takes Over, Attorney Says
  • Top Industry Articles of 2016
  • Register Today for Day at the Capitol
  • Upcoming Webinars