Washington, DC – Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) voted in favor of H.R. 4378, a short-term appropriations bill known as a continuing resolution, which will fund government operations at Fiscal Year 2019 levels beyond the beginning of Fiscal Year 2020 (October 1, 2019) and for seven weeks, through November 21, 2019.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson, a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee and former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry, released the following statement after the Environment Protection Agency and Army Corp of Engineers announced the end of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule:
Washington, DC – Last night, Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) and Matt Cartwright (PA-08) introduced H.R.4248, the Abandoned Mine Land Reauthorization Act to reauthorize the Abandoned Mine Land (AML) trust fund, originally established in 1977 via the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson announced the Cresson Volunteer Fire Company as the recipient of an $11,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Economic Impact Initiative Grant. The funds will be used to complete much needed repairs to the facility.
Franklin, Pa. — U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement today after attending a rally at the Courthouse in Franklin in response to the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services’ decision to close the Polk State Center, an immediate care facility for people with intellectual disabilities, located in Venango County:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) recently announced the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission (AICDAC) as the recipient of a $1,000,000 grant. The funds will support the implementation of the organization’s Rural Communities Opioid Response program.
ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson led a roundtable discussion this afternoon at the Pennsylvania State University annual Ag Progress days, the Commonwealth’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition. The conversation focused on the progress of the 2018 Farm Bill implementation as well as other pressing agricultural issues.
CRESSON, Pa. — U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson hosted U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this morning for a listening session on the state of dairy farming throughout the commonwealth at Mt. Aloysius College. The conversation centered around the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new Dairy Margin Coverage program.
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3877, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 by a vote of 284-149. President Donald Trump recently brokered a deal with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
WASHINGTON – The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently announced Saint Francis University as the recipient of a $150,000 grant. The funds will support advanced patient simulation training equipment for the University’s new Health Sciences Experiential Learning Commons.
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Sitting at his dining room table at home in Centre County, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson is working all the electronic tools at his disposal to stay connected to public figures, businesses and individuals.
AGRIBUSINESS REPORT PODCAST – Guest: Rep. G.T. Thompson (PA-R) is a member of the House Agriculture Committee in Washington, DC and talks about the current coronavirus pandemic, challenges facing rural America, and what is ahead for U.S. agriculture.
Congressman Glenn GT Thompson says his vision for the House Ag Committee in terms of policy is to restore a robust rural economy and rebuild rural America.
“That means every farm family is doing well, we need to have rural communities be financially viable and it starts with agriculture,” he says. “Number two, my second vision is it’s time to repopulate and rebuild rural America.”
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf specifically credited three U.S. House of Representatives members, including two from the Johnstown area, for playing major roles in helping unlock U.S. Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance for the commonwealth in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bipartisan legislation that would direct the USDA to establish a program to improve conservation outcomes has been introduced.
Congressman Glenn G.T. Thompson of Pennsylvania says the Farmer-Driven Conservation Outcomes Act of 2020 would provide more transparency with reporting requirements for conservation outcomes.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson announced Thursday that McKean County will receive an $11.9 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Congressmen Jim Langevin, D-R.I., and Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Pa., co-chairs of the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced H. Res. 864, a resolution recognizing National CTE Month, which is observed every February.
U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, who co-chairs the Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, on Wednesday co-introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing National CTE Month, which is observed every February.
U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin, a Democrat from Rhode Island, also is a co-sponsor.