Six Development Proposals for the Next Republican-Led Congress
By Ben Leo | NOVEMBER 5, 2014
The results are in, and they are a doozy. The Senate flipping to Republican control turns attention to whether the new Congress will send common sense legislation for President Obama’s signature. Domestic policy issues like Obamacare or tax reform clearly will dominate Congress’ agenda, yet development and foreign policy champions will be assuming (or retaining) key leadership positions. Many have been thinking long and hard about ways to push America’s agenda abroad. Now’s their chance. Here are six no-cost or low-cost ideas where the next GOP-led Congress could make important progress over the next two years in advancing US development, foreign policy, and commercial priorities.