Legislative Updates, page 5

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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Senate Appropriators Advance FY17 Labor-HHS Funding Bill

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Labor-HHS-Education bill, which received largely bipartisan support for the first time in seven years. The Senate bill would provide the Corporation for National and Community Service with $1.03 billion, a...

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Thank you Sen @ChrisCoons@SenatorWicker and the 15 original cosponsors for reintroducing the #CORPSAct. This bipa… https://t.co/PpO3DgqKkd

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PRESS RELEASE: We are proud to endorse the bipartisan #CORPSAct. The bill will strengthen @AmeriCorps &… https://t.co/WkMsyb6Z5p

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Sen @RonWyden & @RepJoeNeguse proposal would pair the creation of a conservation corps with investments in various… https://t.co/LVOrFc2KLn

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