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.
On July 18, the House of Representatives voted in favor of three amendments aimed to increase the overall FY19 appropriation for the CDFI Fund to $223 million.
A voice vote was held, and all three amendments were accepted:
According to the Lenders Coalition for Community Health Centers (LCCHC), nearly 62 million Americans do not have a regular source of primary health care—which means that instead of seeking
Nearly six months after the start of fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congress finalized the FY2018 omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018.
Each new year brings new challenges and opportunities for CDFIs, and 2018 is no different. We expect another challenging year for federal policies and programs affecting CDFIs.