Legislative Updates, page 2

White House Sends Congress a Detailed FY18 Budget

The Administration’s FY18 budget proposal calls for the elimination of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps, and Senior Corps over the course of the next year. If enacted, the President’s proposal would support the orderly shutdown of...

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Senate Approves AmeriCorps Week Resolution

On Thursday, March 9, during the annual celebration of AmeriCorps Week, Sens. Chris Coons (D-DE), Thad Cochran (R-MS), Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) led an effort to pass Senate Resolution 86, which recognizes the contributions of AmeriCorps members...

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House Committee Recommends $1.08 billion for CNCS in FY17

The House Appropriations Committee approved a draft fiscal year 2017 spending bill that includes $1.08 billion for the Corporation for National and Community Service, a $13 million decrease from last year’s enacted level. The House bill sustains the FY16 increase...

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