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Mary Scott Balys / June 3, 2021 / Policy

On May 27, President Biden released his long anticipated full Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) budget request. Although the top line request for the CDFI Fund of $330 million was included in...

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Mary Scott Balys / May 19, 2020 / Policy

On May 13, the House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access held a virtual forum for their members on the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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Mary Scott Balys / December 21, 2019 / Policy

The House and Senate have reached a $1.4 trillion spending agreement for Fiscal Year 2020, with a record-setting appropriation of $262 million for the CDFI Fund and an extension of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program for one year with an increase in the allocation to $5 billion.

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