Monthly Archives: June 2012

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…

Letter to Chairman Rogers

The Alliance for Global Food Security urges the House Appropriations Committee to restore funding for PL 480 Title II to the FY 2012 level of $1.466 billion, and to rescind section 714 of the bill which would reduce resources for…

“Food for Peace: An All‐American Bi‐Partisan Program”

Title II of PL 480 (“Food for Peace”) is the largest and most successful international food aid program in the world. Every Administration, both Republican and Democrat, has strongly supported Food for Peace since its inception in 1954. Millions of…