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Bipartisan farm bill could avert $7 milk threat by Christmas
Despite worries that food prices could skyrocket and cripple the nation's agriculture industry, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson said Thursday he expects Congress to pass a bipartisan farm bill just in time for Christmas.
#PA5: Democrat Thomas Tarantella Will Challenge Glenn Thompson
Veterans always make good candidates, and Thomas Tarantella's messaging on the Republican shutdown is hitting the right notes, but as Nick Field points out, the PVI on this district is R+8 so the chances of flipping the seat are low even if somebody like Jay Paterno gets in: Prospective challenger Tarantella is a 22 year active duty Army veteran ... (more)
Thompson Discusses Pathways to Educational and Career Success with Forest County High School Students
U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, yesterday delivered remarks to Forest County High School students during visits to East Forest High School, in Marienville, Pa., and West Forest High School, in Tionesta, Pa.
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Roll call: How Erie-area members of Congress voted last week
Voting 261 for and 157 against, the House on Friday sent the Senate a bill that would enable individuals and families to retain any health insurance they obtained before the Affordable Care Act took effect even if those policies do not meet the act's minimum-coverage standards.
2 Pa. Congressmen Want Scholarships Restored
Two Pennsylvania congressmen want the NCAA to restore football scholarships taken away from Penn State as part of sanctions for the child sex abuse scandal involving retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
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Guest Voice of Sarah Speed: Protect Pennsylvania's animals
Through past legislation efforts, U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, of Howard Township, R-5th Dist., has been a true friend to the animals.
Pa. farmers caught in partisan spat over federal Farm Bill: Cindy Dunn
Once again, Congress is using negotiations on a reauthorization of the Farm Bill to stake out ideological positions that have nothing to do with farmers or their land.