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Jul 6, 2012

Thompson Discusses Farm Bill Conservation Programs with AgriPulse

GOP Congressman talks about the 2012 farm bill that's expected to move forward in the House Agriculture Committee on July 11 and how he hopes to strengthen voluntary, conservation programs…

Jun 29, 2012

House Passes Highway Bill, Agreement Includes Dedicated Funding for Off-system Bridge Program

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 4348, a bipartisan House-Senate Highway Bill agreement that reauthorizes federal highway and transportation programs...

Jun 21, 2012

Thompson Lauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill Reauthorization

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed S. 3240...

Jun 13, 2012

Thompson Announces Agriculture Disaster Designations for Local Counties

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was notified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has agreed that there were sufficient production losses in Erie, Crawford, and Warren...

Jun 11, 2012

Thompson Manages Floor for Bill to Speed Delivery of Firefighting Tanker Planes for U.S. Forest Service

On Friday, I managed floor debate for consideration of S. 3261, legislation to allow the U.S. Forest Service to expedite contracts for new tanker aircraft to fight forest fires...

Jun 6, 2012

Supporting Our Forest Producing Communities through Expanded Product Markets, Better Land Management Policies

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to address the Forest Products Society Convention...

May 31, 2012

Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012...

May 24, 2012

House agriculture subcommittee hearing focuses on Biomass Crop Assistance Program

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, the goal of hearing the testimony was to help create a better and more financially efficient Farm Bill...

May 22, 2012

Thompson Leads Bipartisan Letter to U.S. Green Building Council Encouraging Expanded Utilization of U.S. Forest Products

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi, urging changes to the treatment of forest products...

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