The 1996 election: what it will mean to international family planning.

  • Published 1997 in Pathways
In the omnibus spending bill for 1997 passed by the US Congress on September 30, 1996, funds for international family planning assistance were capped at $385 million, with no funds available at all until July 1, 1997. If funds are released after July 1, only 8% per month will be released for the next 15 months. However, Congress must vote by February 28… CONTINUE READING