Please ask your Reps to cosponsor HR2139 – the Initiating Foreign Assistance Reform Act

May 21, 2009 at 8:08 am Leave a comment

The bill is a critical first step toward making foreign assistance more effective, efficient, and transparent. It calls on the president to develop and implement a comprehensive national strategy for global development, improve the evaluation of development programs, and increase the transparency of U.S. foreign assistance to developing countries. Bill summary and complete text »

Bread is working quickly to gain cosponsors for the bill since it is expected to move rapidly from the House Foreign Affairs Committee to the House floor. It is likely that the committee will work on the bill before Congress begins its Memorial Day recess on May 23.

New Sample Letter for House of Representatives can be found on the website at:  http://www.offeringofletters.org/resources/sample-letter.html

Email Webforms (click the links to contact your representative through throgh their webforms):  Wu, Blumenauer, Schrader, Wyden, Merkley. Baird. DeFazio. Walden.

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