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Chairman Thompson Announces Full Committee Organizational Meeting for the 118th Congress

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Today, Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, announced the Committee Organizational Meeting for the 118th Congress. WHAT: A meeting to consider organizational matters of the Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress and the Oversight Plan for the Committee on Agriculture for the 118th Congress. WHEN: Wednesday, February 8, 2023 TIME: 9:30 AM ET LOCATION: 1...

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...

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...

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 ...

Thompson & Comer Lead Letter to GAO Regarding Foreign Investments in U.S. Farmland

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This weekend, Republican Leader of the House Committee on Agriculture, Glenn "GT" Thompson, and Republican Leader of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, James Comer, were joined by 128 of their Conference colleagues in sending a letter to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The letter requests a study regarding foreign investment in U.S. far...

Thompson: White House Hunger Conference Nothing More Than a Political Stunt

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Today, Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-PA), Republican Leader of the House Committee on Agriculture, issued the following statement regarding the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health: "Republicans undoubtedly share an interest in improving the health of all Americans. Yet, the disorderly nature in which this Conference came to fruition has sparked legitimate concerns. From unanswere...

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