“We are committed to seeing this battle through to the end,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s State Leaders Summit. “But even once it has been halted, we will continue our work to help places like the DRC build even better capacities to respond to these challenges on their own, and stop outbreaks before they have a chance to steal so many innocent lives.
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane and about 300 other current and former elected officials will send a letter to Congress Monday urging protection of funding for the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development, which the administration has proposed slashing by 24%.
Former Missouri Gov. Bob Holden on Monday received the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s “Leading Globally Matters Locally” Award, during the organization’s State Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C.
Former federal government officials spoke at this year’s U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s state leaders summit. In this panel, the experts spoke about America’s role on the global stage and how the U.S. can address issues such as climate change, fragile states and terrorism and global pandemics.