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U.S. Senate - Budget Committee

The Senate Budget Committee has jurisdiction over all budget resolutions introduced in Congress (including the President's annual budget.) The committee is also responsible for studying the budgetary effects of existing and proposed legislation and reporting the results of such studies to the Senate, and reviewing on a continuing basis, the conduct of the Congressional Budget Office in the performance of its functions and duties.

U.S. Senate - Finance Committee
The Senate Finance Committee's jurisdiction includes matters relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Familiies (TANF) program and child welfare.
U.S. Senate - Judiciary Committee
The Senate Judiciary Committee includes matters relating to juvenile offenders.
NYEC's Letter on Proposed WIA Rescission to Senators Specter and Harkin - July 2006
July 11, 2006 - On behalf of the National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC) I am writing to urge you to oppose the proposed rescission of $325 million in employment and training funds in projected "carryover" in Workforce Investment Act funds (WIA) for Program Year 2006 (per the House-reported version of the FY 2007 Labor-HHS-Education bill). 7/14/2006
Congressional Budget Office
CBO assists the House and Senate Budget Committees, and the Congress more generally, by preparing reports and analyses. In accordance with the CBO's mandate to provide objective and impartial analysis, CBO's reports contain no policy recommendations.
Corporation for National and Community Service
Created in 1993, the Corporation for National Service is a public-private partnership that engages Americans of all ages in service through national service initiatives - AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps*VISTA, and AmeriCorps*NCCC, the National Senior Service Corps, and Learn and Serve America.
Corporation for National and Community Service - AmeriCorps
Begun in 1994, the AmeriCorps programs provide opportunities for Americans to make an intensive commitment to service. The AmeriCorps network of local, state, and national service programs engages more than 70,000 Americans in intensive service each year.
Department of Agriculture

The USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

Department of Agriculture - Youth Development and 4-H
4-H is a nonformal youth education program open to all interested youth. Youth participants are between the ages of 5 and 19 and reside in every demographic area -- rural, urban, and suburban. 4-H helps youth acquire knowledge, develop life skills, and form attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive, contributing citizens.
Department of Education
ED was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies. Its original directive remains its mission today - to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation.
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