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Feb 4, 2014

Senate Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization, Bipartisan Legislation Awaits Signature from President Obama

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry and a member of the House-Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee...

Jan 29, 2014

Bipartisan Farm Bill Advances to Final Stages; Thompson Lauds Economic Benefit of Measure for Pennsylvania

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agricultural Act of 2014, a five-year Farm Bill re-authorization, by a vote of 251-166...

Dec 3, 2013

Thompson Recognizes Pennsylvania Furnace Resident for Receiving National Agriculture Award

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today delivered remarks congratulating constituent Eric Cowden, a resident of Pennsylvania Furnace...

Oct 31, 2013

Thompson Statement During First Public Meeting for 2013 Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry today delivered the following statement...

Oct 14, 2013

Thompson Named to Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today issued the following statement after being appointed to serve on the bicameral conference committee charged with resolving differences...

Sep 19, 2013

Thompson Issues Statement on Farm Bill Advancing in House, Passage of Nutrition Bill

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement after voting to support H.R. 3102, The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act...

Sep 10, 2013

From the House Floor: Discussing our forest economies and the importance of "multiple-use" land management

This decision was made long ago because our national forests were intended for “multiple-use” – the most important function of that mission is to properly manage these forests and grasslands, in order to retain the ecological health of those resources, for sustained economic and recreational use...

Aug 9, 2013

Thompson and PA Agriculture Secretary Greig to hold a “Barnyard Discussion” during Penn State’s Ag. Progress Days

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary George Greig, will host a “Barnyard Discussion”...

Jul 18, 2013

Thompson Joins Bipartisan “No Labels” Problem Solvers Group; 80 Members Unveil Package of Legislative Proposals

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced he has joined “No Labels,” a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from the House and Senate who have committed...

Jul 12, 2013

Thompson issues statement describing a path forward for the Farm Bill

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, today released the following statement regarding efforts in Congress to pass a long-term farm bill reauthorization...

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