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Government Relations: January 2009 Archives

APN Legislative Round-Up - January 30, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. Second House Letter on Gaza Humanitarian crisis; 3. Turning Up the Heat on UNRWA after Gaza War?; 4. A Long History of Attacks on UNRWA; 5. Leahy on Gaza - One Family's Tragedy

APN Legislative Round-Up - January 16, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. House Letter on the Gaza Humanitarian crisis; 3. Senator Coburn (R-OK) on the Gaza/Israel Situation; 4. APN Hill Event: "Where to From Here?"
Capps, a leading advocate for restarting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, spearheaded the effort, along with Reps. David Price (D-NC), John Olver (D-MA), Keith Ellison (D-MN), Betty McCollum (D-MN) and Jackie Speier (D-CA).

APN Legislative Round-Up - January 9, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. APN on the Gaza Resolutions; 3. APN Message to Congress: Support Israel by Supporting U.S. Leadership and a Ceasefire; 4. APN Position Paper Regarding a Ceasefire; 5. House Appropriations Committee Announces New ForOps Subcommittee Members
Price, D-N.C., chairs the House Democracy Assistance Commission (HDAC), which works with governments in emerging democracies to strengthen representative institutions for stability and governance.
What Israel needs now is not just expressions of support and solidarity, but active diplomacy, led by the United States, to end the fighting.