Legislative Updates

Congress Passes FY23 Funding Package

The House and Senate have passed a $1.7 trillion FY23 omnibus funding package that includes $1.313 billion for the AmeriCorps agency. The budget has now been sent to President Biden for his signature. The omnibus, which funds the federal government through...

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Congress Releases FY23 Funding Package

House and Senate appropriators released a $1.66 trillion FY23 omnibus funding package to fund the federal government through September 2023 that includes $1.313 billion for the AmeriCorps agency.  The omnibus includes $772.5 billion for non-defense discretionary programs, $858 billion in...

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Senate Democrats Recommend $1.225B for AmeriCorps

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) released twelve FY23 spending bills on July 28th. The Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations bill includes $1.225 billion for the AmeriCorps agency, $74.7 million or 6.5% more than last year. The Senate’s...

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White House Announces New National Partnership for Student Success

At the White House event with Domestic Policy Council Director Susan Rice, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and AmeriCorps CEO Michael Smith, the Biden-Harris Administration launched a new National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS). The NPSS is a coordinated, research-based, locally-driven,...

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House Committee Recommends $150M increase for AmeriCorps Agency

On June 30, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY23 Labor-HHS spending bill, a measure that would provide nearly $242.1 billion in discretionary spending to the Health and Human Services, Education, Labor and related agencies. The draft bill includes $1.3...

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White House Releases FY23 Budget

The Biden-Harris Administration sent their fiscal year 2023 budget to Congress and requested $1.34 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service/AmeriCorps agency, an increase of $189.3 million over the FY22 enacted level. Leveraging annual appropriations, as well as...

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Congress Finalizes FY22 Funding Five Months Into Fiscal Year  

One day after House passage, the Senate cleared H.R. 2471, a massive omnibus spending package for President Biden’s signature. The $1.5 trillion twelve-bill appropriations package funds the government through September 2022 and provides emergency aid to Ukraine. The spending package...

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