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U.S. House FY17 Foreign Aid Spending Bill Limits Assistance For International Family Planning Programs

Roll Call: Foreign Aid Bill Omits U.N. Family Planning, Climate Change Funds
“House appropriators on Tuesday advanced the $52 billion fiscal 2017 foreign aid spending bill, as amended, which includes Republican policy riders that would block funding for a U.N. climate change fund and limit financial assistance for family planning programs. … In both cases, the Senate is closer to the request by the Obama administration…” (Oswald, 7/12).