Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Dafina Williams / December 11, 2018 / Policy

With leadership elections for the incoming 116th Congress nearly complete–with the exception of Rep.

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Dafina Williams / November 28, 2018 / Policy

More than three weeks after the hotly contested 2018 midterm elections, the 116th Congress, its leadership, and committee membership are starting to take shape and one thing is quite clear: the House and Senate will look quite different in January 2019. 

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / November 20, 2018 / Policy

Opportunity Finance Network and many of OFN members responded to the Office of Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) request for advice on reforms to the CRA regulatory framework.

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Dafina Williams / November 6, 2018 / Policy

The midterm elections are over but the work of the “old” 115th Congress is far from finished, so lawmakers will reconvene on November 13 for a “lame duck” Congressional session.  

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Lindsay Li / October 31, 2018 / Policy

On October 23, OFN was invited to brief the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Jerome Powell, on the state of community development finance, and to provide recommendations for reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). 

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