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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...

Jul 2, 2013

Penn State Alumni Association Honors Thompson With “Friend of Penn State” Award

Today, the Penn State Alumni Association honored U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson with the eighth annual “Friend of Penn State” legislative award...

Jun 20, 2013

Thompson Statement on Farm Bill Vote in the House

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013...

May 16, 2013

House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization

Before midnight on Wednesday evening the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed a 5-year farm bill reauthorization, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) Act of 2013...

Apr 12, 2013

We must restore active and healthy management of our national forests

Mr. Speaker, over a century ago, the federal government pledged to actively manage our forests when Congress created the national forest system...

Mar 28, 2013

Thompson, 31 Bipartisan Members Send Letter Questioning Administration’s Retroactive Cuts to Secure Rural Schools

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson and a bipartisan group of 30 Members of Congress sent a letter today to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...

Mar 26, 2013

Thompson Statement on Federal Lawsuit Over Mineral Rights in Allegheny National Forest

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement regarding the filing by the Allegheny Defense Project in the federal lawsuit over mineral rights...

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...

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