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Aug 29, 2014

Committee to Hold Harrisburg Field Hearing on Northern Long Eared Bat’s Federal Endangered Listing Proposal

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee will hold a Full Committee field hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 8, 2014 on “The Northern Long Eared Bat...

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 25, 2014

Thompson-Cosponsored Bill to Extend Emergency Relief from Propane Crisis Becomes Law

President Obama on Friday signed into law H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act, a bill cosponsored...

Mar 6, 2014

Bills to Reduce Home Energy Costs Advance, Including Thompson-Cosponsored Measure to Address Propane Shortages

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home heating and electricity costs...

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 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 14, 2014

From the Floor: The War on Coal continues under the Obama Administration

Mr. Speaker, the Obama Administration has repeatedly asserted their regulations on coal-fired power plants will not be a death blow to the industry...

Dec 12, 2013

Industry 'game changing' and 'multi-generational,' shale leader says (Titusville Herald)

"We lost a lot of our manufacturing jobs after World War II, up through the '60s and early '70s. We have the capability now, with the affordable energy supply in shale gas, to be able to regenerate those jobs again...

Dec 2, 2013

The President's promise to Americans "if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan"

Today, millions of Americans are losing their coverage as a result of the mandates now being imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite promises made by the President...

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