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Committee Advances Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024 With Bipartisan Support

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Following last night’s bipartisan committee passage of H.R. 8467, the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024, Chairman Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-15) issued the following statement: “Critics have wasted a lot of breath telling me what can’t be done, and last night the House Committee on Agriculture proved them wrong. I want to commend Reps. Caraveo, Davis, Sorensen, and Bishop for their willin...

Chairman Thompson Delivers Opening Statement at Markup of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024

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Today, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), delivered the following opening remarks at today's full committee markup of H.R. 8467, the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024: Remarks as prepared for delivery: Good morning, and welcome to the Committee’s consideration of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024. When I became Chairman of the Hous...

PASSED: House Approves Bipartisan FIT21 to Provide Digital Asset Clarity

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Today, the House passed H.R. 4763, the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act (FIT21). This bipartisan framework establishes clear and functional federal requirements over digital asset markets. "Clarity in digital assets is crucial. Today's bipartisan passage of FIT21 is a significant milestone. It underscores the House Committees on Agriculture and Financial Services' effor...

2024 Farm Bill Receives Wide Praise from Industry and Stakeholders

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Following the introduction of the Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024, industry and stakeholder groups from across the country have come out in support of the legislation. Below are a sampling of quotes offering praise and support for the bill: “We are very pleased with the Farm Bill framework released by House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson. Since 2023, Chairman Thom...

Thompson Releases Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024

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"The Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024 is the product of extensive feedback from stakeholders and all Members of the House, and is responsive to the needs of farm country through the incorporation of hundreds of bipartisan policies. The release of this draft is a significant step forward in a years-long, deliberative process. The markup is one step in a greater House process, that shou...

Thompson Releases Additional 2024 Farm Bill Details, Pens Open Letter

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House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) today released additional details on the bipartisan policies and priorities included in the 2024 Farm Bill, accompanied by an open letter to colleagues and stakeholders. To view the 2024 Farm Bill Title-by-Title Summary, click here. To view additional details as they become available, click here. To view Chairman Thompson’s open l...

House to Consider Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act

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Today, the House Committee on Rules publicly noticed its intent to consider the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century (FIT21) Act, clearing a pathway for a floor vote later this month. The FIT for the 21st Century Act is an important first step towards achieving regulatory clarity for digital assets. FIT21 provides the robust, time-tested consumer protections and regulatory cert...

Thompson Releases 2024 Farm Bill Overview

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House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) released the following statement after sharing a title-by-title overview of the bipartisan policies and priorities included in the 2024 farm bill. "This bill is a product of an extensive and transparent process, which included soliciting feedback from Members of both political parties, stakeholder input from across the nation, an...

Thompson: The Right Policy at the Right Time

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Before Memorial Day, the House Committee on Agriculture will consider a farm bill that responds to a variety of crisis points, constituent priorities, needs of rural communities, and the demands of the current economy, both domestically and abroad. Within this bill—an opportunity that only presents itself once every five years or so—is significant investment in families that have either been left ...

Agriculture, Financial Services Republicans Demand SEC Clarify Position Regarding Prometheum’s Custody of Ethereum’s Ether

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Following Prometheum’s announcement that its subsidiary, Prometheum Capital, will provide custody services for the digital asset, Ether (ETH), Republicans on the House Committee on Agriculture and House Financial Services Committee, led by Chairmen Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) and Patrick McHenry (NC-10) and Reps. French Hill (AR-02), Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Tom Emmer (MN-06), and Warren Davidson (OH...