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Thompson, McHenry Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling in SEC v. Ripple

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Today, the Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), and the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York’s ruling in SEC v. Ripple Labs Inc. et al. and the need for legislative clarity in the digital asset ecosystem to prevent furthe...

Thompson, Stabenow, Boozman, Scott Joint Statement on SNAP Payment Error Rates

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Following the release of U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) fiscal year 2022 payment error rates for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Chairman Glenn "GT" Thompson, Ranking Member David Scott, Senator John Boozman, and Senator Debbie Stabenow issued the following statement: "The pandemic caused new challenges for USDA and states alike, who ...

Chairman Thompson, Ranking Member Scott Announce Bipartisan Working Group Tackling Agriculture Workforce Challenges

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House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) and Ranking Member David Scott (GA-13) released the following joint statement after announcing the formation of the bipartisan Agricultural Labor Working Group, focusing on the workforce issues faced by the nation's agricultural producers: “The Committee on Agriculture has heard loud and clear from producers across the nation that...

Thompson and McHenry release Digital Asset Market Structure Proposal

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Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15), Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, and Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released a discussion draft providing a statutory framework for a digital assets intended to provide clarity, fill regulatory gaps, and foster innovation. "For months, our committees have worked collaboratively to establish a viable regulator...

Thompson Issues Statement on Fiscal Responsibility Act

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Upon House passage of the Fiscal Responsibility Act, Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15), Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, issued the following statement: "Democrats have over-taxed, over-spent, and overregulated for years, further plunging the nation into a staggering debt and inflation crisis. The Fiscal Responsibility Act is a sensible proposal to begin to regain control of the American ...

Thompson Issues Statement on WOTUS Ruling

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Following the Supreme Court ruling in favor of Michael and Chantell Sackett in the Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency case, Glenn "GT" Thompson, Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, issued the following statement: "Today's unanimous ruling in Sackett v EPA is a victory for America's farmers, ranchers, and land owners. The decision reaffirms the rights of property owners and pro...

Thompson, Scott Statement on the Passing of U.S. Congressman Charles Stenholm

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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson and Ranking Member David Scott today released the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Committee Ranking Member Charlie Stenholm: "We are saddened to learn of the passing of Congressman Charles Stenholm, a distinguished public servant who dedicated more than 26 years of his life to the people of Texas and the United Sta...

Four Corners Issue Joint Statement on Farm Bill White House Meeting

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WASHINGTON, DC — Following a meeting with President Biden and Secretary Vilsack, Chairman Glenn "GT" Thompson, Ranking Member David Scott, Senator John Boozman, and Senator Debbie Stabenow issued the following statement: “Today, the four leaders of the Agriculture Committees had a conversation with President Biden and Secretary Vilsack on the importance of passing a bipartisan Farm Bill this year....

Chairman Thompson and Chairman Mann Express Concern Regarding SCOTUS Prop 12 Ruling

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold California’s Proposition 12, which mandates a variety of animal production standards and would specifically ban the in-state sale of pork from hogs not raised in accordance with the California law, even if those hogs were raised in other states. Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15), Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, and T...

Thompson, McHenry, Johnson, Hill Issue Joint Statement on Digital Assets Partnership

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Today, the House Agriculture and Financial Services Committees will host dual subcommittee hearings on the future of digital assets. Prior to the hearings, Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15), Chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, Patrick McHenry (NC-10), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Dusty Johnson (SD-AL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commodity Markets, Digital Assets, ...