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Feb 27, 2014

Thompson Receives National Recognition for Work in Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) has been recognized for his work on behalf of American farm families with the Golden Plow Award, which is the highest honor...

Feb 21, 2014

Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists and Researchers Praise Reforms Under Recently Passed Farm Bill

On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, the five-year Farm Bill re-authorization that passed Congress with bipartisan support and reduces annual budget deficits...

Feb 6, 2014

House Advances Bills to Promote Recreational Access to Public Lands, Improve Efficiency of Federal Agencies

This week, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, voted to support H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act...

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...

Jan 15, 2014

Thompson Calls for Subpoenas Over Obama Administration’s Handling of Secure Rural Schools Funds

The House Natural Resources Committee tomorrow will consider a motion to issue subpoenas to compel Obama Administration officials to appear before...

Sep 26, 2013

Congress Passes Bill to Extend Secure Rural Schools Program and Preserve Nation’s Helium Supply

Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved H. Res. 354, legislation to extend for one year the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program...

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...

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...

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