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Mar 25, 2013

Thompson discusses Forest Product Fairness Act with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsak

We have lost 300,000 jobs in the forest products industry. So we also have a commitment to maintain current forest products markets, as well develop emerging markets...

Mar 13, 2013

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry...

Mar 6, 2013

Bipartisan bill would open bio-based incentives to forest products (E&E News)

Wood, pulp and paper products would be eligible for federal bio-based incentives under bipartisan legislation introduced yesterday in the House and Senate.The bill by...

Mar 5, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act; Senate Companion Bill Dropped

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2013...

Nov 15, 2012

House Passes Bill Authorizing Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia, Moldova

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today voted to support H.R. 6156, the “Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012,”...

Nov 15, 2012

Tribute to Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Dave White for Career of Work in Agriculture Conservation

Chief White has spent his career working to improve the nation’s land management policies and practices...

Oct 15, 2012

Thompson Receives “Friend of Farm Bureau” Award

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, today received the "Friend of Farm Bureau" award for supporting policies that help farmers attain greater profitability through...

Aug 24, 2012

U.S. Forest Service to Distribute $308 Million Under Secure Rural Schools Program Through End of 2012

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has announced that payments totaling $308 million will be provided to states under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program...

Aug 17, 2012

ICYMI: Pennsylvania Cable Network Tonight Airs Thompson’s “Barnyard Discussion” on Agriculture Policy During Ag. Progress Days

The Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) tonight will air footage from Rep. Thompson’s “Barnyard Discussion” on agriculture policy...

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