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Jul 9, 2015

Subcommittee Continues Review of International Food Aid Programs

Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its review of U.S. international food aid programs by holding a hearing on oversight and accountability of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agencies responsible for administering U.S. international food assistance programs. The Committee heard from both the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as well as the respective Offices of Inspector General from both USAID and USDA.

Jul 9, 2015

Subcommittee Continues Review of International Food Aid Programs

Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its review of U.S. international food aid programs by holding a hearing on oversight and accountability of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agencies responsible for administering U.S. international food assistance programs. The Committee heard from both the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as well as the respective Offices of Inspector General from both USAID and USDA.

Jul 9, 2015

Subcommittee Continues Review of International Food Aid Programs

Today, the House Agriculture Committee continued its review of U.S. international food aid programs by holding a hearing on oversight and accountability of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the agencies responsible for administering U.S. international food assistance programs. The Committee heard from both the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as well as the respective Offices of Inspector General from both USAID and USDA.

Jul 8, 2015

Agriculture Committee holds hearing to examine positive impacts of lifting oil export ban

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to examine the economic impact that exporting crude oil would have on the rural and national economy. Members of the committee heard from experts on energy development and the rural economy, who focused on the advantages to lifting the ban on oil exports.

Jul 8, 2015

Agriculture Committee holds hearing to examine positive impacts of lifting oil export ban

Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to examine the economic impact that exporting crude oil would have on the rural and national economy. Members of the committee heard from experts on energy development and the rural economy, who focused on the advantages to lifting the ban on oil exports.

Jul 8, 2015

Conaway and Rouzer send letters to USAID, USDA, and MARAD asking for answers

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), joined by Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC), sent a letter to administrators at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requesting answers by July 21, 2015, to recent news reports suggesting closed-door negotiations to amend or change the Maritime Security Program (MSP) in a way that would have dire consequences for the delivery of U.S. in-kind food aid.

Jul 8, 2015

Conaway and Rouzer send letters to USAID, USDA, and MARAD asking for answers

Today, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), joined by Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (R-NC), sent a letter to administrators at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requesting answers by July 21, 2015, to recent news reports suggesting closed-door negotiations to amend or change the Maritime Security Program (MSP) in a way that would have dire consequences for the delivery of U.S. in-kind food aid.

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