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February 16, 2023

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State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces First Loans Offered through Revitalized State Small Business Program

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma today announced that the initial three loans to California small businesses have been offered by California lenders under the $1.181 billion State Small Business Credit Initiative 2.0 (SSBCI 2.0). The California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA), chaired by Treasurer Ma, is implementing the SSBCI 2.0 program in partnership with the state’s Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank).

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December 20, 2022

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces the Purchase of Over 40,000 Cleaner Trucks Assisted by the CalCAP CARB Program

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced today that the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) and CARB have successfully supported small businesses in purchasing over 40,000 cleaner trucks via the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program. With 40,000 cleaner trucks on California roadways, it is the equivalent of removing over 13 million passenger cars from the road and 182 tons per year of particulate matter.

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September 21, 2022

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces $1.181 Billion U.S. Treasury Award for State Small Business Credit Initiative 2.0

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma joins with California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (IBank) to announce the United States Department of the Treasury awarded the State of California $1.181 billion in State Small Business Credit Initiative 2.0 (SSBCI 2.0) funding. SSBCI 2.0 was reauthorized and funded as part of The American Rescue Plan Act signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021. The California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA), chaired by Treasurer Ma, and IBank jointly applied for SSBCI 2.0 allocation based on their successful programs for the original SSBCI which ended in 2017: CPCFA’s CalCAP for Small Business and CalCAP Collateral Support Program and IBank’s Small Business Loan Guarantee Program.

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August 18, 2022

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State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces CPCFA Private Activity Note Sale and Refunding

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the sale of $15,595,000 in tax-exempt new money and refunding notes, financing solid waste disposal handling equipment and facilities in Sacramento County. The California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA), chaired by Treasurer Ma, issued the tax-exempt notes, on behalf of Atlas Disposal Industries, LLC (Atlas). In addition, as a small business with approximately 155 employees, Atlas received an award from the CPCFA Bond Program’s Small Business Assistance Fund to assist with the costs of issuance.

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July 27, 2022

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State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Completion of Private Activity Note Placement Through CPCFA

SACRAMENTO – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the placement of notes funding
updated solid waste disposal handling equipment and facilities in two counties, impacting seven California communities. The California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) issued the tax-exempt notes for the benefit of Arakelian Enterprises Inc. d.b.a. Athens Services (Athens).

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February 14, 2022

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State Treasurer Fiona Ma, CARB Announce Milestone in Financing Program that Helps Purchase Low-Emission Trucks, Heavy-Duty Vehicles

SACRAMENTO – A landmark program between the California Pollution Control Financing Authority and the California Air Resources Board has just surpassed a milestone of financing enough truck loans to help get more than 36,000 cleaner trucks on the road, State Treasurer Fiona Ma and the California Air Resources Board announced today.

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October 6, 2021

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Taps 21-year State Treasurer’s Office Veteran Shela Tobias-Daniel to Lead the California Pollution Control Financing Authority

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced Monday her appointment of Shela Tobias-Daniel as Executive Director of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA), which provides low-cost innovative financing to California businesses, including issuing tax-exempt private activity bonds to qualified waste and recycling projects, and other projects to control pollution and improve water supply.

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July 22, 2021

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Completion of Three Bond Sales Issued Through CPCFA for Green Projects

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the sale of three bonds that will each fund projects that include sustainable upgrades to California communities. The bonds were issued on behalf of the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) for projects in the City of Woodland and Counties of Santa Clara and San Bernardino.

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July 16, 2021

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces New EV Charging Stations in Partnership with State Agencies and Fresno Organizations

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the successful completion of a project in Fresno that added 31 Level II and eight fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers to affordable housing sites. The EV charging stations were installed in a collaborative partnership with state, local and private agencies, including the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA), the California Energy Commission (CEC), the Strategic Growth Council, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, Fresno Metro Black Chamber of Commerce, Green Commuter, the Fresno Housing Authority and others.This is one of the largest clusters of EV chargers in California. Leveraging state investmentsand incentive programs is helping to expand access to EVs, EV charging stations and transportation in Fresno’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.

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June 10, 2021

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Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces Extension of Partnership that Financed the Purchase of 33,000 Low-Emission Trucks and Heavy Duty Vehicles

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the landmark program between the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has now been extended two additional years. The financing partnership extension for the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Air Quality Loan Program was approved by the CPCFA Board, chaired by Treasurer Ma, and will run through June 30, 2023.

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April 21, 2021

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Treasurer Ma Announces CPCFA Board Approvals for more than $75 million in Tax-Exempt Notes for Three Clean Energy Projects

Sacramento – State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the approval of three requests for taxexempt financing that will benefit projects focused on making clean-energy improvements and upgrades, including a first-of-its-kind anaerobic digester that converts organically generated methane into a natural gas supply. The financing requests were approved by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority (CPCFA) Board, chaired by Treasurer Ma.

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