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G.T. Thompson, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Glenn 'G.T.' W. Thompson, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (PA) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Penny; 3 Children: Parker, Logan, Kale
Birth Date: 07/27/1959
Birth Place: Bellefonte, PA
Home City: Howard Township, PA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
June 23, 2014 Protecting Farmers from the EPA
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chairwoman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Strengthen Our National Forests
April 14, 2014 Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers
April 7, 2014 Secure Rural Schools Payments
Feb. 26, 2014 Diverse Local and National Support for Farm Bill
Feb. 4, 2014 Senate Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization, Bipartisan Legislation Awaits Signature from President Obama
Feb. 4, 2014 The Agricultural Act of 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Bipartisan Farm Bill Advances to Final Stages; Thompson Lauds Economic Benefit of Measure for Pennsylvania
Jan. 29, 2014 The Farm Bill
Oct. 31, 2013 Hearing of the Joint Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee - Farm Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 14, 2013 Thompson Named to Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee
July 17, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
July 12, 2013 Thompson Issues Statement Describing a Path Forward for the Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 19, 2013 FARRM Bill
June 18, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 6, 2013 The Farm Bill
May 16, 2013 House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization
May 15, 2013 FARRM Act of 2013
March 13, 2013 Subcommittee Examines National Forest System Management and Its Impact on Rural Economies
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Majority Leader Reid and Speaker Boehner
Aug. 15, 2012 U.S. Rep. Thompson, PA Farm Bureau President Emphasize Importance of Agriculture to Commonwealth's Economic Strength
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
July 12, 2012 U.S. House Agriculture Committee Passes 2012 Farm Bill
June 21, 2012 Thompson Lauds Senate Passage of Farm Bill Reauthorization
June 13, 2012 Thompson Announces Agriculture Disaster Designations for Local Counties
June 6, 2012 Blog: Supporting Our Forest Producing Communities through Expanded Product Markets, Better Land Management Policies
May 21, 2012 Biomass Magazine - House Subcommittee Hearing Focuses on BCAP
May 18, 2012 Subcommittee Completes DC Farm Bill Hearing Series with Focus on Energy & Forestry Programs
May 18, 2012 Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Completes Final Farm Bill Reauthorization Hearing with Review of Energy & Forestry Programs
April 26, 2012 Subcommittee Explores Priorities and Recommendations for Farm Bill Conservation Title
April 26, 2012 Thompson Subcommittee Moves to Next Stage in Farm Bill Reauthorization with Review of Conservation Title
March 8, 2012 The Hill - Shake a Farmer's Hand, Set Aside the Government's Hammer
Dec. 9, 2011 Blog: House Agriculture Committee Demands Facts on MF Global Collapse
Dec. 8, 2011 House Sends Two More Regulatory Reform Measures to Senate
Nov. 4, 2011 EPA Overreach with Chesapeake Bay Program Outlined During Agriculture Hearing
Oct. 12, 2011 Thompson Praises House Passage of Free Trade Agreements
Oct. 3, 2011 Free Trade Agreements
July 20, 2011 Energy and Forestry Programs Under the Microscope During Audit Hearing
July 8, 2011 Natural Resources and Agriculture Subcommittees Highlight Need for Increased American Natural Gas Production, Job Creation
June 16, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
June 16, 2011 Blog - Supporting Rural Agriculture and Conservation
March 16, 2011 Thompson, Holden Stress EPA's Overreach with Chesapeake Bay Program During Agriculture Hearing
Feb. 15, 2011 Ag Committee Republicans Stress the Negative Impact of Federal Regs on Production Agriculture & Rural Economies
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Committees: House of Representatives
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