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Fwd: FW: Food Security Legislation

>From: "Emma Figueira" <emmaf@azcaa.org>
>To: "Lucy Bradley (E-mail)" <bradleyl@Ag.Arizona.Edu>,
>Subject: FW: Food Security Legislation
>Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 09:35:33 -0700
>Hey Folks,
>I wanted to get a bit more information on the Food Security legislation we
>heard about on Friday at Hunger Council.  This is what Andy Fisher of the
>Community Food Security Coalition has to say.  Please make those calls and
>spread the word.
>Emma Figueira
>Food & Nutrition Program Coordinator
>Arizona Community Action Association
>2627 N. 3rd Street, Suite Two
>Phoenix, AZ 85004
>Phone: 602-604-0640
>Fax:  602-604-0644
>Email:  emmaf@azcaa.org
>Wed Site:  www.azcaa.org
>-----Original Message-----
>From:   ASFisher@aol.com [mailto:ASFisher@aol.com]
>Sent:   Monday, May 22, 2000 9:10 AM
>To:     emmaf@azcaa.org
>Subject:        Re: Food Security Legislation
>What is happening is that Rep Skeen from NM has a vendetta against Glickman
>for reporting that NM has the highest hunger rates in the country, and is
>using this against him. He slipped report language into the appropriations
>process along these lines. We are hoping that it wont make it through
>conference committee, and would encourage you to call up your senators and
>representative to express your concern.
>* Andy
>In a message dated 5/22/00 9:06:59 AM, emmaf@azcaa.org writes:
><< Andy,
>At our AZ Hunger Advisory Council Meeting on Friday it was reported that
>current Federal legislation was threatening the Food Security efforts of
>USDA.  Specifically we received a legislative alert from America's Second
>Harvest which reported that "the House version of the 2001 Agricultural
>Appropriation bill (HR 4461) contains language that would eliminate the
>Community Food Security programs administered by USDA.  Section 732 of the
>bill states that no funds 'shall be used to carry out a Community Food
>Security program or any similar activities within the United States
>Department of Agriculture'."  So..........what is happening here?  Do you
>have any background info on this action?  I the CFSC taking action on this?
>* Emma >>

Lucy K. Bradley

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