Our View: Victory for national service

March 27, 2018
The Joplin Globe (MO)

This past week Congress passed and the president just signed an appropriations bill that will fund government operations for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 ending Sept. 30. Within that bill we find new life for two organizations we have previously championed on this page. The bill will sustain funds for Senior Corps and AmeriCorps. It even includes an increase in funding for AmeriCorps State and National, the organization that was so responsive here following the May 22, 2011, tornado.

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