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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 »
Congress passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion bill that provides significant funding for businesses, hospitals, schools, and social support programs to mitigate the impact of COVID-19; the package includes national service...Read More »
President’s Budget Proposal calls for shutdown of CNCS in FY21 On February 10, the White House released their FY21 budget request. The budget calls for the elimination of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps and Senior Corps....Read More »
In early December, Congress and the White House reached a deal on the FY20 budget. The spending package, signed by President Trump on December 20th, includes $1.1 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service, an increase of $20...Read More »
On September 18th, the Senate Appropriations Committee released their FY20 Labor-HHS-Education bill and report. The Senate bill includes a total of $178.3 billion in discretionary spending, a one percent increase over the FY19 enacted level and $36.2 billion over the President’s request. The...Read More »