Where a baby is born should not determine how long she lives. RESULTS advocates for policies and legislation that will help end the preventable deaths of moms and babies in low-income countries around the world.
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At the 2016 World Bank Spring Meetings, Dr. Jim Kim declared, “providing early childhood development is both morally right and economically smart.”
On September 7th the Senate State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) Appropriations committee passed the fiscal year 2018 SFOPS bill out of committee. It included some good news for our priority health programs.
The Senate reintroduced legislation last night that will help pave the way toward the end of preventable child and maternal deaths around the world. The Reach Every Mother and Child (S. 1730) makes sure the U.S. does its part to support countries to reach this ambitious goal.
With its first federal budget proposal, the White House has taken aim at families struggling to put food on the table, kids around the world seeking an education, and millions more people facing poverty. Proposing massive funding cuts to effective anti-poverty programs, the budget jeopardizes the futures of people across the country and around the world. Now Congress takes up the process.
Today, in the middle of the contentious House health care vote on C-SPAN 1, over on C-SPAN 2 the Senate finally passed the $1.1 trillion fiscal year 2017 (FY17) government spending bill. There are a few positives on our global poverty work that RESULTS advocates can be really proud of in this final bill.
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