More on Allegheny National Forest

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...

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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