Category: FOOD AID

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Letter to President Obama on PL 480

I write today to express my concern over your Administration’s latest proposals to change the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food for Peace Program, also known as Public Law 480, away from in-kind food assistance. Although I support the United States’…

Alliance for Global Food Security: Fund Food Aid Programs

The Alliance for Global Food Security urges maintaining the structure of and funding levels for Food for Peace (PL 480) and Food for Progress programs in the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget of the U.S. Government. These programs are transparent, effective…

Ag Groups Oppose Changes to PL 480 Program; Urge Full Funding

The undersigned organizations support sustained funding for the Food for Peace (PL 480)international food assistance program and strongly oppose proposals to eliminate or drastically reduce program funding or to shift these resources to overseas commodity procurement. READ MORE ONLINE (PDF)

Senators to White House: Fund PL 480

We write to request that you maintain funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food for Peace Program, also known as Public Law 480, in your Fiscal Year 2014 budget request to Congress. As you know, Title II of…

USA Maritime letter to Highway Bill conferees regarding cargo preference repeal

Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Committees of Jurisdiction: USA Maritime is a coalition of ship owning companies, maritime labor organizations, and maritime trade associations committed to promoting and protecting the U.S.‐flag Merchant Marine.    USA Maritime represents virtually every…

USA Maritime Food Aid Statement

Preserve the Food for Peace Program USA Maritime, composed of the organizations listed to the left, endorses and seeks sustainable funding for the PL 480 Food for Peace program, and therefore strongly opposes amendments to cut deeply the program’s commodity…