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Two new Democrats and two new Republicans join Senate Appropriations’ State, Foreign Operations Subcommittee

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The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, with oversight that includes funding for the State Department and USAID, has four new members  announced this week with diverse approaches and backgrounds in global health issues. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) became the only woman in history to have been elected as a state governor and […]

Holding the purse strings: new leaders’ global health stances run from strong to steady support

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“WE CAN BE FRUGAL WITHOUT BEING HEARTLESS,” MIKULSKI SAYS New leadership will guide the Senate Appropriations Committee, as it oversees how a likely dwindling pool of federal dollars are disbursed, and the Senate Budget Committee, as it oversees allotment of available amounts. With chairs hailing from two states that serve as headquarters to global health […]