May 26, 2017

USGLC Statement on the Economic Growth and Development Act

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s President and CEO Liz Schrayer released the following statement in support of the Economic Growth and Development Act, introduced today in the Senate and the House of Representatives:

“I applaud Senators Isakson, Coons, and Perdue and Representatives Yoho and Smith for their bipartisan effort to strengthen public-private partnerships. We know we get the best return on investment when our global development efforts leverage the convening power and expertise of the U.S. government alongside the private sector’s market-driven innovation. This legislation will ensure that our development assistance continues to be more effective and efficient – delivering even greater results for the American people.”

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ( is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic, military, and community leaders in all 50 states who support strategic investments to elevate development and diplomacy alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.