Today is the start of the first Congressional recess of 2017. Members of Congress will be in their districts from February 20 to February 26 and will use this time as an opportunity to meet with constituents, host town hall meetings, and tour site visits within the district.
The CDFI Coverage Map reached a major milestone in 2016: more than 100,000 loans are now represented from 170+ OFN Members, Allies, and partner CDFIs.
Congress may be back home in their districts for August recess, but there is still plenty of activity taking place in Washington DC.
In response to the pending Duffy-Marino Amendment, Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the leading national network of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) released a statement today from Liz Lopez, OFN’s Executive Vice President of Public Policy: