Important Information About Sequestration

As you are likely aware, Congress failed to reach a deal on balanced deficit reduction to avoid the across-the-board budget reductions commonly known as “sequestration.”  Thus, the President was required by law to issue a sequestration order.  This order cancels approximately $85 billion in budgetary resources across the Federal government for the remainder of the Federal fiscal year.

AmeriCorps leads the way on MLK Jr. Day


SILVER CITY — Volunteers and AmeriCorps workers took advantage of the warm, sunny weather on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to pick up trash along the San Vicente trail.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is just one of several mandatory service days for AmeriCorps workers. Others include 9/11 and Cesar Chavez Day.