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The 1977 Community Reinvestment Act seeks to encourage banks to meet their communities’ credit needs.
Opportunity Zones were the big community development story in 2018 and will continue to be in 2019.
Thirty percent of eligible census tracts in tribal areas were designated as Opportunity Zones.
How well do Boston and Philadelphia perform on a playing field that includes financial health and segregation?
A Federal Reserve study shows how entrepreneurs in less-advantaged communities face significant obstacles to success.
Marginalized people could dramatically boost our economy, but they need support from the private, public, and social sectors.
OMB director Mick Mulvaney estimated that 3 percent growth could add $3 trillion in federal revenue. But can our economy grow that fast?
To convince GE to relocate to Boston, state and local government collaborated to offer the company millions of dollars in incentives.
In the coming years, expect to see some exciting changes in government operations.
If Nevada and South Carolina are not on the complete opposite end of the economic spectrum compared with Iowa and New Hampshire, they’re clearly on the other half.

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