Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Emerson Pushes For Hunger Aid

"There are things in ... our congressional budget that aren't necessarily as important as this issue," said Rep. Jo Ann Emerson.
Emerson, who is co-chair of the hunger caucus, said she wants to look for ways to "tweak" aid spending in the agriculture appropriations process.
Rep. Emerson said she would introduce legislation which also calls for a shift in the type of food aid donated by the United States to the world's nearly 1 billion chronically hungry people.
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