Legislative Updates

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

President Signs CR to Fund CNCS until Dec 11

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...

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House Passes Stimulus with $350M for CNCS

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...

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House Appropriations Committee Increases Funding for CNCS by $50M

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...

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Inspire to Serve Act

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...

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