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Thompson Announces Subcommittee Chairs and Jurisdiction for the 118th Congress

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Today, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, announced subcommittee Chairs and jurisdiction for the 118th Congress: "I'm excited to welcome this talented slate of subcommittee Chairs for the 118th Congress. Their expertise and partnership are essential to fulfilling this Committee’s mandate of delivering certainty and prosperity to American agriculture a...

Thompson Joins Committee Chairmen and GOP Colleagues in Cosponsoring WOTUS Resolution of Disapproval

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Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, cosponsored a Waters of the United States (WOTUS) resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) introduced today. The resolution was led by Rep. Sam Graves (MO-06), Chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, and Rep. David Rouzer (NC-07), Chairman of the T&I Water Resources Subcom...

Meet the House Ag Committee's New Republican Members

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"I’m coming home to the Ag Committee," said Rep. Lucas. "I’m proud in the 118th Congress that I’ll be returning to the House Agriculture Committee. Since being elected to Congress in 1994, I’ve been a Member of the Agriculture Committee, having had a hand in writing every Farm Bill since 1996 and serving as Chairman of the Committee from 2011 to 2015 crafting the landmark 2014 Farm Bill." FUN FAC...

ICYMI: Chairman Thompson Hosts Bipartisan Group of Legislators at PA Farm Show

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On Friday, January 13, Glenn "GT" Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, hosted a bipartisan group of legislators at the Pennsylvania Farm Show for his annual listening session. This year, Mr. Thompson was joined by Representatives Chellie Pingree (ME-01), Austin Scott (GA-08), Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Dwight Evans (PA-03), Dan Meuser (PA-09), Mary Miller (IL-15), Mark Alford (MO-0...

Chairman Thompson Announces Agriculture Committee Roster for 118th Congress

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Today, the House Republican Steering Committee selected the Republican members who will serve on the House Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress. Following the announcement, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, issued the following statement: "I welcome this diverse group of legislators to the House Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress. It’...

Thompson Statement on EPA’s Final WOTUS Rule

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers released their final definition of “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS). Following the announcement, Chairman-elect of the House Committee on Agriculture, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, issued the statement below: "Since day one of the Biden Administration, America’s farmers, ranchers, and producers ...

Thompson Congratulates Scott for being Elected to Serve as Ag Committee Ranking Member

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Chairman-elect of the House Committee on Agriculture, Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), issued the following statement congratulating Representative David Scott (D-GA) for being elected by the House Democratic Caucus to serve as Ranking Member of the committee for the 118th Congress: "I’d like to congratulate Representative Scott for being elected to serve as Ranking Member of the House Committee o...

House Agriculture Republicans' Year in Review

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New Chairman in Town After securing a Republican majority in the House of Representatives, the House Republican Steering Committee elected Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) as Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress—the first Chairman from Pennsylvania in nearly 170 years. In the News: Agri Pulse: Thompson elected House Ag Committee chair Politico Pro: Thompson ...

GAO Review of USDA Thrifty Food Plan Reevaluation Requested by Boozman & Thompson Shows Egregious Overreach & Flawed Process

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has found that the process by which the Thrifty Food Plan (TFP) was updated was marred by egregious executive overreach, lacked an economic peer-review process, and included flawed—even legally questionable—decision-making that resulted in a cost to American taxpayers of more than a quarter-trillion dollars according to the Congressional Budget Office. GA...

Thompson Elected Chairman of House Agriculture Committee

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Yesterday, the House Republican Steering Committee elected Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) as Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress. Mr. Thompson will be the first Chairman from Pennsylvania in nearly 170 years. After the vote, Mr. Thompson issued the following statement: "I am honored to lead the Committee on Agriculture and build on the accomplishments of ...

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