Legislative Updates

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Congress Passes Third Stopgap Spending Measure

On January 18, in the face of a looming government shutdown, Congress passed a third continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government funded at fiscal year 2023 levels until early March 2024. Similar to November, the CR faced opposition from...

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Congress Reintroduces AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act

This week, congressional champions in the House of Representatives and the Senate introduced H.R. 6759/S.3487, the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act. This bipartisan, bicameral bill seeks to make the AmeriCorps education award exempt from federal taxation. Senators Michael...

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House Debates FY2024 Labor-HHS Appropriations

This week, the US House of Representatives considered H.R. 5894, the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. As we have previously reported, the House’s approach to the annual Labor-HHS appropriations bill,...

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White House Launches the American Climate Corps

On September 20, President Biden issued an Executive Action to deliver on an Executive Order from 2021 to mobilize the next generation of conservation and resilience workers through the American Climate Corps (ACC). Modeled after the existing network of conservation...

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