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U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation To Overhaul Restrictions On Food Aid

Reuters: U.S. senators set new bid to overhaul pricey food aid rules
“Two U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Tuesday to end U.S. restrictions on international food aid programs, which they said would free up hundreds of millions of dollars per year and get aid to some nine million more hungry people around the world. U.S. Senators Bob Corker of Tennessee, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Democrat Chris Coons of Delaware, chairman of the Africa subcommittee, introduced the Food for Peace Reform Act of 2014…” (Zengerle, 6/3).