Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee released the FY 2013 funding allocations for each appropriations subcommittee. The twelve bills add up to match the $1.028 trillion discretionary spending budget approved by the House Budget Resolution earlier this year, but the total amount is still $19 billion short of the agreement reached in the [...]Continue Reading →
With Janessa Goldbeck gearing up for her Cycle for Security event in Tallahassee tonight, Tallahassee mayor John R. Marks expressed the importance of international development to American security.
In an Op-Ed in the Tallahassee Democrat, Mayor Marks urges the people of Tallahassee to follow in the footsteps of the Greatest Generation by supporting strong international development [...]Continue Reading →
Congressman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget resolution for fiscal year 2013 is catching a good deal of criticism for its cuts to International Affairs. The Ryan budget calls for nearly an 11% reduction in international development and diplomacy programs, while increasing appropriations for the Department of Defense. Throughout the budget proposal, Ryan stresses that [...]Continue Reading →