CSBG Communications and Government Affairs

NASCSP is dedicated to connecting the Community Action Network to pertinent resources on legislation, best practices, training and technical assistance, and numerous other topics, and serves as a knowledge base for its members.

 2016 Presidential Budget Documents 

FY 2016 Budget of the U.S Government

FY 2016 Cuts Consolidations and Savings

The Budget for FY 2016, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

The Budget for FY 2016, Department of Energy (DOE)

CSBG Reauthorization

Proposed Bills

The proposed H.R.1655 – Community Economic Opportunity Act of 2015 can be found here. For the full PDF, click here. For a 1-page talking points document, click here.

NASCSP Position Papers

CSBG Reauthorization Position Paper 2013 
CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP?s Position: Revised 2009

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP?s Position: Revised 2007

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP?s Position: Revised 2005

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP’s Position – Revised July 2003

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP’s Position – Revised March 2003

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP’s Position – Revised February 2003

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP’s Position – Revised December 2002 

CSBG Reauthorization: NASCSP’s Position – May 2002 

Family Development and Self-sufficiency Act of 2002: A Legislative Proposal – 2002 TANF Reauthorization and Community Action

CSBG Authorizing Statute

Public Law 105-285: The Community Opportunities, Accountability, and Training and Educational Services Act of 1998 (October 27, 1998) can be found here:

PDF Public Law 105-285

TEXT Public Law 105-285

Information Memorandums

To view all IM’s issued by the Office of Community Services click here.

Dear Colleague Letters

To view all Dear Colleague Letters issued by the Office of Community Servicesclick here.