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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced Thursday that the GOP caucus has selected several new ranking members for the incoming Congress, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) for the Energy and Commerce Committee.
Glenn “GT” Thompson will serve as the top Republican on the House Agriculture Committee next year, the party conference announced.
Both parties have now selected their leaders for the House Ag Committee. The Republican steering committee voted Wednesday and chose Glenn “GT” Thompson from Pennsylvania to take over when Texas Congressman Michael Conaway retires.
The House Republican Steering Committee on Wednesday selected Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania to serve as ranking member for the House Agriculture Committee.
Pending formal approval of the full House GOP conference, he will succeed Texas Rep. Mike Conaway, who is retiring from Congress.
Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (Pa.) won the race to take over as the top Republican on the House Agriculture Committee.
On Friday, Congressman Glenn Thompson was unanimously re-elected to the Republican Steering Committee by 14 of his colleagues who represent both Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
On Tuesday, Congressman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., joined Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, to introduce the bipartisan Growing Opportunities in Agriculture (GO AG) Act to improve agriculture education opportunities in our schools.
The bipartisan legislation would create grants available to high schools to cover the cost of starting an agriculture education program.
Congressman Thompson praises the Dairy Margin Coverage program on KMJ-AM.
The Dairy Margin Coverage program has worked well for the farmers who signed up for it, while other federal programs ranging from emergency loans to disaster payments have helped keep dairy farms afloat during the coronavirus crisis, said Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-PA, in an NMPF podcast.