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The CORPS Act calls for strengthening and expanding AmeriCorps and Senior Corps to help our nation recover from COVID-19.Read More »
President Trump signed a fiscal year 2021 continuing resolution (CR), a short-term spending bill that averts a government shutdown and funds the Corporation for National and Community Service into December. While the House of Representatives passed a FY21 Labor-HHS Appropriations...Read More »
The House of Representatives passed H.R. 8406, the Heroes Act, a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief and economic stimulus package that includes $350 million for the Corporation for National and Community Service. The legislation passed on a party line vote of...Read More »
The House Appropriations Committee passed the fiscal year 2021 Labor, Health, and Human Services Appropriations bill out of committee. In total, the bill would provide nearly $221 billion for the Labor-HHS-funded agencies and accounts, including $196.5 billion in regular discretionary...Read More »
The Pandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act would dramatically expand national service in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More »
Representative Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) introduced H.R. 6415, the Inspire to Serve Act. The bill would authorize many of the recommendations included in the final report issued by the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service that was released in...Read More »
U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced legislation to mobilize and recruit Americans in the response to COVID-19. This bill calls for expanding AmeriCorps to 500,000 and doubling the AmeriCorps living allowance. The bill would also...Read More »