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February 26, 2021 Press Release

“More than a decade ago, Pennsylvania’s Act 44 was passed under the misguided assumption that the federal government would grant the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission permission to place tolls across the I-80 corridor.

February 23, 2021 Press Release

KNOX, PA — Following the announcement of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) bridge tolling proposal, Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson issued the following statement:

January 13, 2021 Press Release

"The violence at the U.S. Capitol last week was a gruesome and senseless display, and I remain hopeful President Trump will address the nation to encourage a peaceful transition for the swearing-in of President-Elect Biden on January 20th.

January 6, 2021 Press Release

"I unequivocally support the right to peacefully assemble, but what occurred today at the U.S. Capitol was senseless, violent and destructive—and counter to American values.
 
My staff and I are safe, thanks to the efforts of the Capitol Police, who have been working tirelessly to reinstate the peace. This was a sad day for our nation and totally unacceptable."

December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package which includes $13 billion in support for the agriculture industry. The legislation provides continued direct relief for producers, additional emergency nutrition assistance, support for food purchases, and funding for rural broadband.
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December 21, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an additional COVID-19 relief package amounting to $900 billion. The legislation includes Congressman Thompson's bill, the LOCAL Act, which will extend the deadline to spend Coronavirus Relief Funds for one year, to December 31, 2021.
December 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson announced Parish Braden as Republican Staff Director of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. Braden currently serves as Republican Staff Director of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

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December 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-15) and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) introduced the Coronavirus Relief Fund Expansion Act, which wil

December 2, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson was elected by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as Republican Leader of the House Agriculture Committee in the 117th Congress. At the conclusion of the vote, Congressman Thompson issued the following statement:
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November 24, 2020 Press Release
HOWARD, PA — Today, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Collin Peterson (D-MN), and James Comer (R-KY) sent a letter to House Leadership and the Appropriations Committee requesting language delaying implementation of the April 2020 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Order granting Ligado’s application to deploy a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G services.
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February 26, 2021 In The News

The House Agriculture Committee is often touted as a sanctum of bipartisanship. It was anything but as the first markup of the 117th Congress was held, examining a majority-drafted coronavirus aid bill. 

 

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February 25, 2021 In The News

House Agriculture Committee Republicans plan to introduce their own Covid-19 relief plan Thursday, showcasing their priorities for a bipartisan package.

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January 21, 2021 In The News

The House Agriculture Committee plans to pursue climate change remedies, social justice, and aid for rural America in a sweeping agenda when Chairman David Scott (D-Ga.) and ranking member Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-Pa.) take over amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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January 7, 2021 In The News

The passage of the National Defense Act was largely overshadowed by the Coronavirus relief bill but, according to Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-15), there were some important provisions in that bill.

January 7, 2021 In The News

The new COVID Relief Bill contained much more than $600 for individuals. It did something the CARES Act of 2019 did not do; it included relief for agriculture.

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January 7, 2021 In The News

President Donald Trump last month sought to provide most Americans with $2,000 each in the recently passed $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill, but many House and Senate Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, were against doing so.

January 4, 2021 In The News

The coronavirus relief bill that has been approved by Congress includes much-needed help for the agriculture industry, Congressman Glenn Thompson says.

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December 25, 2020 In The News

For Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Centre, the COVID-19 pandemic has showed the value — and vulnerability — of regions like Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District: a 14-county expanse of rural farmland, forests and recreation areas dotted with a major land grant university, energy production and manufacturing. 

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