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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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Jamal Habibi / February 25, 2020 / Policy

On February 25, the U.S.

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/ February 12, 2020 / Newswire

On February 12, City First Bank welcomed Annie Donovan to the bank’s Board of Directors.

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Mary Scott Hardwick / December 21, 2019 / Policy

The House and Senate have reached a $1.4 trillion spending agreement for Fiscal Year 2020, with a record-setting appropriation of $262 million for the CDFI Fund and an extension of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program for one year with an increase in the allocation to $5 billion.

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