Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Jennifer A. Vasiloff / July 19, 2018 / Policy

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:

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / June 4, 2018 / Newswire

OFN joins the CDFI Coalition and the CDFI community to call on the House of Representative to restore funding for CDFI Fund programs. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) passed its funding bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, providing only $191 mi

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / April 17, 2018 / Policy

This month, the retirement of longtime Senator and Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS) resulted in a shuffling of subcommittee leadership.

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Katie Havlovic / March 29, 2018 / Policy

The fiscal year (FY) 2019 appropriations process is completely underway.

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/ April 6, 2017 / Policy

Ahead of the FSGG request for comment on the FY18 Budget deadline on March 29, 71 members of the U.S.

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