The Senate Banking Committee is currently accepting public feedback on legislative proposals to increase economic growth in the United States. This bipartisan call for ideas is an important opportunity to make sure CDFIs are included as part of future legislation to spur economic growth. Your insights as practitioners can be very valuable to members of Congress and their staff as they draft legislation ensuring financial institutions lend in a responsible and equitable manner. The Senate Banking Committee has recommended proposals include the following:

  • Brief description of proposal
  • Impact on economic growth
  • Impact on the ability of consumers, market participants, and financial companies to participate in the economy
  • Legislative language
  • Other background material as appropriate.

The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, April 14. You can submit your proposal by emailing the Senate Banking Committee staff at

Submit your proposal today and make sure Congress knows that CDFIs invest in America!


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