Mayors Want Service
Lots of mayors support a proposal, which the U.S. House approved yesterday, to expand national service programs. The bill would boost the number of ...
Lots of mayors support a proposal, which the U.S. House approved yesterday, to expand national service programs. The bill would boost the number of AmeriCorps volunteers to 250,000, to 75,000 now, and also include lots of programs for high school students.
I remember that back in the mid-1990s the Republican Congress would zero out funding for national service programs to poke at President Clinton, who had run on the idea and created AmeriCorps. Now the idea appears to enjoy deep bipartisan support.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
On Voter ID, U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Texas Appeal -- Yet11 hours ago
Obamacare Repeal or Not, New York Orders Insurers to Cover Birth Control and Abortions12 hours ago
Fear of Trump Deportations Drives California to End Immigrant Health-Care Plan12 hours ago
Amazon Adds Vermont to List of States Where It Collects Sales Taxes12 hours ago
After Homeless Die in the Cold, Portland Opens Some Doors for the First Time12 hours ago
Ruling Upends Alabama's Unconstitutional Legislative Districts12 hours ago