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Aug 6, 2014

Rep. Thompson: USDA Inclusion of Wood Products in BioPreferred Program will Strengthen Forestry Economy

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a final rule eliminating the restrictions on including mature market wood products in...

Jun 24, 2014

Federal Agency Reexamines Endangered Species Listing Following Thompson-Led Effort

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced it will extend for six months the deadline on its decision whether to list the northern long-eared bat as endangered...

Mar 26, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Oversight Hearing Exposes Widespread Abuse of Taxpayer Funded Lawsuits

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry...

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 5, 2014

Thompson Act to Boost U.S. Forest Product Industry Becomes Law

"The bill will expand new market opportunities for forest products by allowing them now to qualify for the USDA's 'bio-preferred' program..."

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...

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