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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 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 ...

Republican Leader Thompson Slams Biden’s Diesel Crisis

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Today, Rep. Glenn "GT" Thompson, Republican Leader of the House Committee on Agriculture, delivered the following remarks on the House floor slamming President Biden’s self-inflicted energy crisis and the ensuing diesel shortage that continues to hamper domestic food and fiber production in rural America. Remarks as prepared for delivery: "Mr. Speaker, every few weeks we read headlines of another ...

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...

Thompson: Commitment to America Will Restore a Robust Rural Economy

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Today, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and members of the House Republican Conference unveiled the "Commitment to America," a policy framework to build a strong American economy and overcome the failed policies from Congressional Democrats and the Biden Administration. Following the press conference, Glenn "GT" Thompson, Republican Leader of the House Committee...

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