Agriculture Committee Leader Releases Statement

Washington, DC – House Committee on Agriculture Republican Leader Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) issued the following statement after Committee Democrats passed the Agriculture Committee’s portion of the FY21 budget reconciliation bill on a party-line vote: “House Democrats made it explicitly clear today there was never any intention to reach across the aisle and that… Continue reading

Thompson Statement on Agriculture

Thompson Statement on Agriculture Democrats Release of Partisan Reconciliation Measure Washington, D.C. – Today, House Agriculture Committee Republican Leader Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) issued the following statement after Democrats released the Agriculture Committee’s portion of the FY21 budget reconciliation bill: “Democrats unveiled their $16 billion bill which was drafted behind… Continue reading

‘Justice’ bill to transfer 32 million acres to Black farmers – November 20, 2020

(AG Insider) Black-owned farmland could expand sevenfold under a bill filed by three Democratic senators on Thursday to reverse decades of discriminatory practices by the Agriculture Department, sometimes called “the last plantation.” The Justice for Black Farmers Act would enable Black farmers to acquire up to 160 acres apiece at no charge… Continue reading