U.S. Congress Allays Global Development Community’s Fears Of Major Budget Cuts In FY17 Budget Deal

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“Late Sunday night, the United States Congress agreed to a budget deal to fund the federal government for the remainder of the fiscal year and avoid a government shutdown. But the spending plan also sent a reassuring message from lawmakers to the U.S. global development community, whose programs have been under threat from the Trump administration…” (Igoe, 5/2).