Category: FOOD AID

U.S. Food Aid Programs Are Critical For Alleviating Hunger

As congressional conferees reconcile the differences between House and Senate versions of H.R. 2642, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (FARRM Act), the undersigned organizations greatly appreciate and support the reauthorization of international food aid programs–Food…

Int. Propeller Club Statement on Food for Peace and MSP

The International Propeller Club of the United States is dedicated to the enhancement and well-being of the maritime community of the U.S., with more than 6,000 members from all facets of the maritime industry including ship builders, shippers, carriers, labor,…

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Reaffirm Support for PL 480 Program

As you begin the conference process of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management of 2013 (FARRM Bill), we write to implore you to reject any requests and efforts to dismantle the current Food for Peace Program (Title 11 of…

Oppose the Royce-Engel Amendment to the Farm Bill

On behalf of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), I ask that you oppose the Royce-Engel amendment (#55) that will be offered during consideration of the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013. This amendment would allow up…

Navy League response to June 12 Food Aid Modernization Hearing

During the June 12 House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on International Food Aid Modernization,witness Andrew Natsios responded to a question from Chairman Royce that maritime cargo preference requirements have outlived their usefulness and that the general justification for it doesn’t…