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Mary Scott Hardwick / April 7, 2020 / Policy

Yesterday, OFN President and CEO Lisa Mensah and other members of the OFN team spoke with U.S.

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / March 27, 2020 / Policy

By a vote of 96-0, on March 25 the US Senate passed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act, which commits $2 trillion in emergency spending to address the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis.

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/ March 23, 2020 / Policy

On March 21, The Hill published an op-ed entitled "Ensure small business survival during COVID-19 crisis: Fund the CDFI Fund" that urges Congress to allocate $1 billion to the CDFI Fund through the proposed COVID-19 federal stimulus package.

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Dafina Williams / March 6, 2020 / Policy

On March 4, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared before the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee (FSGG) for a hearing ...

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / March 4, 2020 / Policy

On February 24, 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Agency issued a Request for Input (RFI) soliciting guidance from the...

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