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Jennifer Vasiloff / May 24, 2018 / Policy

On May 8, OFN’s Board of Directors met with senior officials from the Department of Treasury and staff from the Senate FSGG Appropriations subcommittee.

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Dafina Williams / March 29, 2018 / Policy

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.

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Dafina Williams / January 11, 2018 / Policy

More than three months into fiscal year (FY) 2018, Congress continues to negotiate a spending bill to fund the federal government for the rest of the year. Government funding is set to expire on Friday, January 19 after a continuing resolution was passed in early December.

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Katie Havlovic / December 12, 2017 / Policy

On Thursday, December 7, Congress passed a short-term spending bill that will extend the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Continuing Resolution (CR) from December 8 to December 22, 2017. The House passed the bill by a 235-193 vote while the Senate passed the bill by an 81-14 vote.

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Liz Lopez / July 7, 2016 / Policy

House Approves FY 2017 Funding for the CDFI Fund

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