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May 2019


Commissioner Quiz

More than a contest, this is part of the "in-service education" for Commission board members.

Commission Members should: email their response before 5 pm Thursday, May 16, 2019!

Send your answers to Service.Commission@maine.gov. All correct answers will be well rewarded at the meeting.

This Month's Challenge

Many factors have raised the profile of National Service in Congress and stirred interest in making improvements that have been discussed for over 10 years.

One recent Senate bill, introduced by Senator Jack Reed of RI, has pulled together several of the ideas.

QUIZ QUESTIONS FOR MAY:

1. Currently the value of the AmeriCorps education award is tied to the value of a Pell Grant. How would S. 994 change determination of the value?

2. The bill proposes doing something the Maine Commissoin for Community Service did in 2015 (following the example of other states). What is it?

Reference document from Congress.gov: S.994 (https://www.congress.gov/116/bills/s994/BILLS-116s994is.pdf)