Bipartisan bill would allow whole milk as an option in school cafeterias
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D-MN) have introduced a bill to allow for unflavored and flavored whole milk to be offered in school cafeterias.
WASHINGTON – Today, every member of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation supported an amendment to pay Department of Homeland Security employees for their work to date. This includes Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) employees and members of the U.S.
Bill honors Northwestern PA as the birthplace of oil industry
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today introduced legislation reauthorize the Oil Region National Heritage Area’s federal charter.
New office locations in Oil City, Pa. and Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was sworn in as United States Representative for Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District for the 116th Congress.
Key wins for American farmers, rural communities, consumers
WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today approved a 5-year Farm Bill agreement that charts a better path for America’s farmers and ranchers, rural communities, small businesses, and consumers across the country.
Department of Labor monthly report shows widespread growth
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s November 2018 jobs report, which showed the economy added 155,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent:
Local schools will have flexibility to serve flavored, low-fat milk
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for issuing a rule to provide schools more flexibility in implementing federal nutrition standards.
Employee wages increasing at fastest rate since 2009, workforce training remains critical to continued growth
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s October 2018 jobs report:
Chief Christiansen looks to strengthen relationships, build upon success
WARREN, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed U.S. Forest Chief Vicki Christiansen today to the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), and they underscored the need to keep the forest healthy and build upon past successes in the region.
Farm bill expired September 30
BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today called on Senate Democrats, who are negotiating the Farm Bill, to come to the table and get the job done for all Americans.