Increase Efficiency of Food Aid
(H. Amdt. 190 to H.R. 1947)
Date:June 19, 2013
Issue:Feeding Hungry People: Preventing Hunger Around the World
203 votes for
220 votes against
The Right Vote Was a Yes Vote
This amendment, offered by the Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, would have reformed international food aid to allow up to 45 percent of Food for Peace funds to be spent on non-U.S. commodities. This program would move local or regional food more efficiently, saving money and time, to areas that have experienced disaster.
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  • Hungry kids in the U.S. can’t concentrate enough to do well in school, and it is no different in other countries. Why did you vote to end the McGovern-Dole grants to feed school children abroad? (H. Amdt. 444 to H.R. 2112)
  • International food aid for severe hunger helps stabilize volatile countries. Why did you vote to cut Food for Peace grants for severe hunger? (H. Amdt. 443 to H.R. 2112)

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