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May 1, 2019 Press Release
Thompson welcomed David Smith to speak before Agriculture Subcommittee

WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson welcomed the PA Dairymen’s Association Executive Director David Smith to testify on the state of the dairy economy.

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April 26, 2019 Press Release
DEA to host 17th annual #TakeBackDay Saturday across the country

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today encouraged residents of the 15th Congressional District to dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, which is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

April 5, 2019 Press Release
Bill would increase research to tackle disease threatening cervid populations

WASHINGTON –This week, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15), Filemon Vela (TX-34), John Joyce (PA-13), and Henry Cuellar (TX-28) introduced H.R.

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March 29, 2019 Press Release

BELLEFONTE, Pa. – In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Thursday, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C.

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March 22, 2019 Press Release
Previous restrictions lifted, retroactive enrollment starts March 25

BELLEFONTE, Pa.– U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to allow more dairy farmers the option to enroll in both the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) and Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) for 2018 coverage.

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March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019:

March 4, 2019 Press Release
Deadline for high school students to submit artwork is May 1

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announced the details for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition.

The winning piece of artwork from each congressional district across the country will be displayed in a special exhibit in the U.S. Capitol.

February 7, 2019 Press Release
DuBois Area High senior accepts fully-qualified appointment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that Mr. Liam Wilderoter of DuBois, Pa. has accepted a fully-qualified appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.

January 30, 2019 Press Release
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.

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January 24, 2019 Press Release

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.

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