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Government Relations: March 2009 Archives

The resolution encourages "continued United States efforts to foster constructive initiatives to resolve existing conflicts and mitigate current and emerging threats to a just and lasting Middle East peace"

APN Legislative Round-Ups - March 20 & 27, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. APN Commentary on New Israeli Government (blog posting); 3. APN Op-Ed: "Where Is Abba Eban When We Need Him?" (Baltimore Sun)

APN Legislative Round-Up - March 13, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. Omnibus Update - Final; 3. Congress Continues to Weigh in on Palestinian Aid; 4. Senators Leahy and Gregg on Kyl Amendments; 5. APN arguments against Omnibus Amendments; 6. APN Policy Statement: Time for Rational Approach in the Israeli-Palestinian Arena
The time has come for the U.S. to establish a serious political process that can deal with the core issues at stake in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including a smarter policy regarding Hamas.

APN Letter to Secretary Clinton

Read APN's March 9th letter in support of the Secretary of State's comments against the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem

APN Legislative Round-Up - March 6, 2009

1. Bills and Resolutions; 2. FURTHER UPDATE on Omnibus in the Senate; 3. Congress on $900 million aid for Palestinians; 4. Chairman Kerry on the Kyl Amendment