Together, our voices are louder, our donations are larger. Together, they get attention.
Over many years, USApple has developed positive working relationships with policy makers, allowing us to convey our priority issues and positions. USApple gives the industry a strong voice on the issues that matter most to you and your business including:
- Championing federal policy that will ensure a legal, reliable and stable workforce
- Advocating for positive trade policy aimed at maintaining and expanding apple exports
- Encouraging federal environmental and food safety policies be based on sound science
- Pushing to maintain and expand key specialty crop farm bill programs
When federal lawmakers hear from the apple industry, they take notice. With your help, we will reach even more elected officials. USApple is the only national organization focused solely on the health and future of the apple industry. If we are silent, no one else will speak up for us in Washington, DC. USApplePAC is an essential tool which enables us to support candidates who prioritize our issues and advance our agenda.
The USApplePAC conducts the association’s fundraising activities and contributions to elected federal officials. The committee consists of apple leaders who are members of the association appointed by the association’s chair with geographic balance to represent the U.S. apple industry. The USApplePAC is bipartisan and contributions are made to members of Congress who have shown leadership and support on key issues impacting the apple industry. The USApplePAC regularly hosts or co−hosts fundraising events for House and Senate members.