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Mary Scott Hardwick / October 30, 2019 / Policy

On October 17, OFN’s Chief External Affairs Officer Jennifer A. Vasiloff testified at a hearing before the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access.

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Mary Scott Hardwick / August 2, 2019 / Policy

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) held a public hearing on the second round of Opportunity Zone regulations on July 9, 2019. OFN testified at the hearing to emphasize the need for data collection, transparency, and anti-fraud provisions to ensure the program...

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Caroline Valvardi / March 26, 2019 / Policy

On March 7 during a hearing entitled “Small but Mighty: A Review of the SBA Microloan Program,” a panel of lenders, entrepreneurs, and other small business experts from around the nation shared their SBA Microloan...

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Caroline Valvardi / March 1, 2019 / Policy

On February 26, four CDFI leaders from around the United States met at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., to give testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) at its first hearing ever on the CDFI Fund entitled “...

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