Gov. Cuomo Urges Federal Action to Combat COVID-19

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo called on President Trump to take comprehensive federal action to combat the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, including developing...
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Brooklyn Chamber Launches Small Business Loan Program – Brooklyn Paper

By Ben Verde The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce launched an innovative funding program this week, which provides so-called “micro loans” to small businesses struggling to...

Bronx Opportunity Zones Not Taking Off – City Limits

By Rachel Rippetoe In November 2018, Marlene Cintron, the Bronx’s head of economic development, stood up in front of a crowd of mostly developers and...

Proposed Changes to Community Lending Regulations Could Make Redlining Legal Again – NJ Spotlight

By STACI BERGER, JOHN E. RESTREPO Redlining and discriminatory lending practices continue to stifle our most vulnerable communities, and yet the Trump administration wants to weaken...
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Pay Gap Persists for Minority College Grads – Economic Policy Institute

By Elise Gould, Zane Mokhiber, and Julia Wolfe The fallout from the Great Recession did a lot of damage to...