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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.
Rep. Frank Lucas (OK) on rural STEM investment and Rep. GT Thompson (PA) on rural broadband.
On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., introduced the Plugging Orphan Wells and Environmental Restoration (POWER) Act.
The bill would reauthorize the federal orphan well remediation program under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 for five years at $50 million per year.
Congressional leaders on Tuesday were discussing whether to restore farm-aid funds and food assistance to a spending bill needed to prevent a partial government shutdown next month, Democratic aides said.
Steve Freed, Vice President of grain research at ADM Investor Services, talks big numbers with China's present and potential future purchases of American crops. And U.S. Congressman Glenn "G.T." Thompson (PA-15) joins us to discuss ag business in Washington DC.
The COVID-19 pandemic has attacked the physical and financial health of communities across the country.
Over the last several months, COVID-19 has changed our lives in a multitude of ways. Our routines were digitized almost overnight as business meetings transitioned to conference calls, classrooms became virtual meetings, and time spent with loved ones and friends became a luxury.
Federal and state legislators heard on Tuesday from Cambria County farmers how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hurt the agriculture business locally.
U.S. Reps. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) joined a bipartisan Pennsylvania contingent in seeking a deadline extension for states and localities to spend Coronavirus Relief Funds authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.