House committee slashes funding for diplomacy and development

Last week, the House State and Foreign Operations Committee approved an international affairs budget that endangers critical global diplomatic and development initiatives:   The [...]

DC update: USAID head says Republican budget would kill 70,000 children

The budget debate is in full swing on Capitol Hill, with Congress finally passing a bill to fund the government for the rest of Fiscal Year 2011, and getting ready to look at the 2012 request. [...]