Legislative Updates

Get regular updates on policy and funding. Learn how legislation will affect national service programs.

Senate Approves AmeriCorps Week Resolution

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...

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House Committee Recommends $1.08 billion for CNCS in FY17

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...

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Senate Appropriators Advance FY17 Labor-HHS Funding Bill

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...

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Lt. Col. Rebecca Lange shares her story as a @AmeriCorps alum, how her service had had a lasting impact on the lives of others #letusserve

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