The SBA Should Change Its Rules on Criminal History

Anarba Groub

Current small business lending discriminates by barring loans to people with criminal histories. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) restricts access to its lending programs—which are critical lifelines for small businesses—for people impacted by the criminal justice system. These policies entrench racial disparities, are out of step with antidiscrimination law, […]

Interior Department Announces $420 Million in Rural Water Funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Anarba Groub

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior announced today that the Bureau of Reclamation will invest $420 million for rural water construction activities in fiscal year 2022, as authorized by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. This investment in rural water systems includes work related to […]