Legislative Updates

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

President Nominates Three More to AmeriCorps Board of Directors

On July 30, President Biden announced his intent to nominate three additional members to the AmeriCorps agency’s Board of Directors – Leslie Bluhm, Lisette Nieves, and Flor Romero. The Board of Directors provide overall guidance to the agency and senior leaders, including the...

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House Introduces the CORPS Act

Representatives David Price (D-NC), Tom Cole (R-OK), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Michael Waltz (R-FL) have introduced H.R. 4100, the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act or CORPS Act in the House. The House bill is identical...

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AmeriCorps Tax Relief Bill Reintroduced in House and Senate

Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Representatives John Larson (D-CT) and Don Bacon (R-NE) reintroduced the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Tax Relief Act.  The bipartisan bill to exclude the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from federal taxation was...

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President Nominates Michael D. Smith to Lead AmeriCorps

On June 15, President Biden nominated Michael D. Smith to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) or AmeriCorps agency. The CEO position requires confirmation by the United States Senate. Click here to...

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White House Releases FY22 Budget

President Biden seeks $1.2 billion for CNCS On May 28th, the White House sent their fiscal year 2022 budget request to Congress. The Biden-Harris Administration is seeking $1.21 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service/AmeriCorps agency, an increase...

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Senate Reintroduces the CORPS Act

Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) have reintroduced the Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act or CORPS Act along with 15 other original cosponsors – Senators Blunt (R-MO),Cassidy (R-LA), Collins (R-ME), Cornyn (R-TX), Graham...

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