Policy News – August 4, 2022

Lawmakers are working on getting the Inflation Reduction Act passed before the looming Congressional recess. The bill, which is a revival of President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, aims to invest more than $400 billion over the decade by reforming the tax code,...

Policy News – July 28, 2022

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will now offer small businesses new options to show past performance ratings when they seek out prime federal contracts starting August 22.  The SBA published a new rule in the Federal Register to allow companies two extra...

Policy News – July 7, 2022

State leaders in two dozen states are considering using federal pandemic aid funding to potentially pay for state tax cuts. When the original American Rescue Plan $5 trillion in emergency funding was originally approved, the U.S. Treasury advised that nothing could...

Policy News – June 30, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) awarded 59 organizations $336.4 million through the fiscal year (FY) 2021 round of the Capital Magnet Fund. The awards will support financing for the...

Policy News – June 23, 2022

President Biden announced on Tuesday the appointment of Chief Marilynn Malerba as U.S. Treasurer, making it the first time a Native American’s signature will appear on U.S. currency. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, while visiting the Rosebud Sioux Tribe in South...