#US Congress

  • Article: The 'Conscience of the US Congress' Says the Time Is Now to Keep Foreign Aid Strong

    The 'Conscience of the US Congress' Says the Time Is Now to Keep Foreign Aid Strong

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Dec. 5, 2018

    “We have come a long way, but the Caucus continues fighting every single day for the marginalized." Read more

  • Article: The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017

    The bill will ‘essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.’ Read more

  • Article: Interactive Tool Shows You Where Your Representatives Stand on Foreign Aid

    Interactive Tool Shows You Where Your Representatives Stand on Foreign Aid

    By James O'Hare|April 27, 2017

    Foreign aid could be gutted. This tool will let you know who’s responsible. Read more

  • Article: A Republican Senator Just Called Trump's Budget Proposal 'Dead on Arrival'

    A Republican Senator Just Called Trump's Budget Proposal 'Dead on Arrival'

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 28, 2017

    Cuts to foreign aid won’t make it according to Senator Graham. Read more

  • Article: Congress Again Fails to Pass Zika Funding as Florida Outbreak Grows

    Congress Again Fails to Pass Zika Funding as Florida Outbreak Grows

    By Colleen Curry|Sept. 7, 2016

    Senate Democrats vote down bill that also would have banned money from going to Planned Parenthood. Read more

  • Article: Good News! The Education for All Act Is Coming to a Vote This Week
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    Good News! The Education for All Act Is Coming to a Vote This Week

    By David Ambuel |Sept. 5, 2016

    H.R. 4481 helps people everywhere gain access to a good education. Read more

  • Article: First Hurdles Cleared in Legislative Fight for Education for All

    First Hurdles Cleared in Legislative Fight for Education for All

    By David Ambuel  and  Tom Guettler|Aug. 4, 2016

    Big News: Legislation ensuring quality basic education is making progress. Read more

  • Article: Congressional Budget Resolutions Show US Commitment to World's Poorest

    Congressional Budget Resolutions Show US Commitment to World's Poorest

    By Annika Reno|Global Poverty Project|July 13, 2016

    Here's why we're feeling optimistic about U.S. foreign assistance in 2017. Read more