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.
Sheriffs Suing Colorado Over Marijuana Policy8 hours ago
Philadelphia Mayor Proposes 9.3% Property Tax Hike8 hours ago
Maine Governor Will Now Focus Only on Tax Reform9 hours ago
Alabama Suffers Setback in Railroad Tax Case9 hours ago
No One Likes the Governor of Ohio's Tax Plan9 hours ago
Justice Dept. Won't Charge Ferguson Officer in Michael Brown's Shooting13 hours ago