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Pa. elected officials celebrate agriculture at 108th PA Farm Show opening ceremony

BY: - January 7, 2024

U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson described Pennsylvania’s Farm Show as the “envy of the nation.”

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, a Pennsylvania Republican

U.S. Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson announces prostate cancer diagnosis

BY: - December 6, 2023

He said the diagnosis is a surprise, but feels well and will continue his work representing the 15th Congressional District.

Farm bill stalled amid U.S. House speaker battle, delay of spending bills

BY: - October 6, 2023

WASHINGTON —  As Congress faces another pressing deadline to fund the government and the U.S. House grinds to a halt without a speaker, the reauthorization of the nation’s agriculture and hunger programs has taken a back seat. But lawmakers tasked with shepherding the new version maintain their progress is “in good shape.” The previous farm […]

Congressional farm leaders split over work requirements for food aid, climate funds

BY: - April 27, 2023

Thompson suggested the House Agriculture Committee could request the House Appropriations Committee reappropriate Inflation Reduction Act funds to the farm bill baseline, given the House’s jurisdiction over federal spending granted in Article I of the Constitution.

USDA sec battles with Pa.’s Thompson, Republicans over costs of federal nutrition programs

BY: - March 29, 2023

The spending 'upended congressional consensus,' House Ag Committee Chairperson Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-15th District, said.

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U.S. House panel passes GOP bill mandating federal Parents Bill of Rights

BY: - March 9, 2023

Pa. GOP U.S. Reps. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Lloyd Smucker voted 'yes'; U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, voted 'no.'

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U.S. House panel passes national ban on transgender athletes in girls’ sports

BY: - March 9, 2023

Pa. U.S. Reps. Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Lloyd Smucker were 'yes' votes; U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, D-7th District, voted 'no.'

U.S. House Ag panel hears industry complaints on regulations, scant crop insurance

BY: - March 1, 2023

'It is time to retire our dress shoes and put on our work boots,' U.S. Rep. Glenn 'G.T.' Thompson, R-15th District, said.

Pa.’s Thompson, U.S. House ag leaders discuss anti-hunger measures in upcoming farm bill

BY: - January 18, 2023

'Food security provides a pathway to financial security,' Thompson, the new chair of the House Agriculture Committee, said.

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, a Pennsylvania Republican

Pa. Rep. Thompson among U.S. House GOP’s new committee chairs; will help steer agenda

BY: - January 11, 2023

The north-central Pa. lawmaker will lead the House Agriculture Committee, giving him broad authority over farm issues.

Climate funding could suffer in the farm bill under GOP control of Congress

BY: - November 6, 2022

WASHINGTON — Republicans who may be taking control of Congress in next week’s midterm elections have not been very specific about many policy goals—but the farm bill is an exception. Members of the GOP in the U.S. House and Senate are sending strong signals they want to strip climate funding from the massive legislation in 2023 […]

Topsoil protection should be stressed in the next farm bill, U.S. House Ag panel told

BY: - September 15, 2022

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-15th District, argued that 'tying food policy to climate policy is harmful.'