Legislative Updates

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Congress Passes CR to Fund AmeriCorps Agency until Dec 3

President Biden signed a fiscal year 2022 continuing resolution (CR), a short-term spending bill that averts a government shutdown and funds the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) or AmeriCorps Agency into December. While the House of Representatives passed...

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President Nominates Three More to AmeriCorps Board of Directors

On July 30, President Biden announced his intent to nominate three additional members to the AmeriCorps agency’s Board of Directors – Leslie Bluhm, Lisette Nieves, and Flor Romero. The Board of Directors provide overall guidance to the agency and senior leaders, including the...

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House Introduces the CORPS Act

Representatives David Price (D-NC), Tom Cole (R-OK), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Michael Waltz (R-FL) have introduced H.R. 4100, the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act or CORPS Act in the House. The House bill is identical...

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AmeriCorps Tax Relief Bill Reintroduced in House and Senate

Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Representatives John Larson (D-CT) and Don Bacon (R-NE) reintroduced the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act.  The bipartisan bill to exclude the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from federal taxation was...

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President Nominates Michael D. Smith to Lead AmeriCorps

On June 15, President Biden nominated Michael D. Smith to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) or AmeriCorps agency. The CEO position requires confirmation by the United States Senate. Click here to...

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