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Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) have reintroduced the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act or CORPS Act along with 15 other original cosponsors – Senators Blunt (R-MO),Cassidy (R-LA), Collins (R-ME), Cornyn (R-TX), Graham...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
President Biden seeks $1.2 billion for CNCS On May 28th, the White House sent their fiscal year 2022 budget request to Congress. The Biden-Harris Administration is seeking $1.21 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service/AmeriCorps agency, an increase...Read More »
President Biden unveiled a sweeping $2 trillion infrastructure plan with investments on a range of issues including transportation, education, energy, and the climate. The $2 trillion American Jobs Plan includes $10 billion to establish a Civilian Climate Corps and mobilize...Read More »
Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced S. 1057, the Civilian Climate Corps Act. Reps. Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) introduced the House companion, HR. 2241. The bill would establish a Civilian...Read More »
On Wednesday, March 10th, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan, sending the $1.9 trillion budget reconciliation bill to President Biden to sign into law. The COVID-19 package, which provides critical pandemic relief and economic support...Read More »