In The News

August 10, 2020 In The News

Back in January, farmers in Pennsylvania and around the United States were hopeful that 2020 would be “a year of recovery,” Pennsylvania Farm Bureau President Rick Ebert said Monday.

August 8, 2020 In The News

 Mounting their own recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is one thing.

Being targeted for funding cuts due to a multi-billion-dollar state budget shortfall is another that Indiana County’s agriculture industry is fighting.

August 7, 2020 In The News

Washington Week in Review: Aug. 7, 2020: Rep. Glenn Thompson on COVID aid, new farm bill​

July 31, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) unveiled a bipartisan bill this week that would extend the period for local counties across America to spend pandemic emergency relief funds authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

July 30, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-15th District, on Wednesday co-introduced bipartisan legislation to extend the deadline for counties to spend CARES Act funding.

July 28, 2020 In The News

Congressman Glenn Thompson has a lot to say about rural America, and his fellow lawmakers know it.

Last Saturday, Thompson, R-Pa., reached a milestone — his 1,000th day of speaking on the House floor.

July 20, 2020 In The News

Two Pennsylvania lawmakers want to protect farmers and their crops from not only the impact of the coronavirus, but a bigger bug you can see called the spotted lanternfly.

July 13, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) last week spearheaded a bipartisan query into the impact the pending deployment of a terrestrial nationwide network to provide 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) services would have on the nation’s precision agriculture industry.

June 25, 2020 In The News

Bipartisan legislation, introduced by four congressmen, including Republican U.S. Reps. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson and John Joyce, would expand the eligibility for farmers and ranchers to participate in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’s Paycheck Protection Program.

June 25, 2020 In The News

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson on Wednesday encouraged students in Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District to participate in the Congressional App Challenge.

The Congressional App Challenge is a public effort to encourage students to learn how to code through annual district-wide competitions hosted by Members of Congress for their district.