PEPFAR ‘Testament To Bipartisan Cooperation On U.S. Leadership In Global Public Health,’ Rep. Lee Says
Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee: Congresswoman Lee: PEPFAR Reauthorization is “Testament to Bipartisan Cooperation”
On Friday, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), along with House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Ranking Member Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), Ranking Member Karen Bass (D-Calif.), and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), “reintroduced the PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act, H.R. 6651. ‘For the last 15 years, PEPFAR has been a testament to the bipartisan cooperation on U.S. leadership in global public health. Thanks to PEPFAR, millions of lives have been saved through HIV/AIDS treatment, care, and education. But our work is far from over — we are at a tipping point and Congress must recommit to this fight,’ said Congresswoman Lee…” (8/3).