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The administration’s recommendations for FY18 would zero-out funding for AmeriCorps and Senior Corps On March 16, the White House released a Fiscal Year 2018 budget blueprint, which outlines the administration’s funding priorities for the federal fiscal year that begins October...Read More »
On Thursday, March 9, during the annual celebration of AmeriCorps Week, Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE), Thad Cochran (R-MS), Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led an effort to pass Senate Resolution 86, which recognizes the contributions of AmeriCorps members...Read More »
The continuing resolution funds the Corporation for National and Community Service at FY16 levels for the first several months of FY17.Read More »
The House Appropriations Committee approved a draft fiscal year 2017 spending bill that includes $1.08 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service, a $13 million decrease from last year’s enacted level. The House bill sustains the FY16 increase...Read More »
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Labor-HHS-Education bill, which received largely bipartisan support for the first time in seven years. The Senate bill would provide the Corporation for National and Community Service with $1.03 billion, a...Read More »
Despite overwhelming public support for national service funding, report issued by House Budget Committee recommends zeroing-out of federal budget for CNCSRead More »
At hearing of the House Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, Wendy Spencer makes case for investing in proven, cost-effective national service programsRead More »