Monthly Archives: October 2013

BREAKING NEWS!

The legislation signed early this morning by President Obama to reopen and fund the Federal government through January 15, 2014, also contains a funding provision for the Maritime Security Program that was strongly supported by the U.S.-flag maritime industry.  The…

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…