Action Alert: MFAN Partners’ Budget Drives

USGLCAs Congress moves on the appropriations process, it is critical that the President’s FY 2011 International Affairs Budget Request is fully funded.  MFAN Partner the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition created a Budget Update Center with a wealth of resources, including fact sheets, graphics, and statements on the budget process and why the International Affairs Budget plays a vital role in our national security.

one_logoThe ONE Campaign — another MFAN partner — recently launched a grassroots campaign urging senators to support the International Affairs Budget.  Read the letter of support and fill in the form here to find your elected official.   Below is a list of senators who have already signed on to the bipartisan letter:

Senator John Kerry
Senator Richard Lugar
Senator Dick Durbin
Senator George Voinovich
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
Senator Robert Menendez
Senator Patrick Leahy
Senator Jeff Bingaman
Senator Joe Lieberman
Senator Carl Levin
Senator Al Franken
Senator Ben Cardin
Senator Ron Wyden
Senator Sherrod Brown

Because the International Affairs Budget affects foreign assistance reform efforts down the road, be sure to help out all of MFAN’s Partners during the budget season.

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