"The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations, with oversight that includes funding for the State Department and USAID, has four new members announced this week with diverse approaches and backgrounds in global health issues," the Center for Global Health Policy's "Science Speaks" blog reports. The blog briefly profiles each of the new members, who include Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), John Boozman (R-Ark.), and Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) (Barton, 2/14).
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