Press Releases

Jan 16, 2014

Chairmen of the Career and Technical Education Caucus Applaud Increased Funding for Perkins CTE Programming

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairmen of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus...

Jan 15, 2014

Thompson Calls for Subpoenas Over Obama Administration’s Handling of Secure Rural Schools Funds

The House Natural Resources Committee tomorrow will consider a motion to issue subpoenas to compel Obama Administration officials to appear before...

Jan 15, 2014

House Passes Bipartisan Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2014

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today issued the following statement on House passage of H.R. 3547, the Consolidated Appropriations...

Jan 10, 2014

Veto-Proof Majority of House Votes to Pass Bill to Address Obamacare Online Security Concerns

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today delivered remarks from the House floor following passage of the Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act...

Jan 9, 2014

Thompson Takes to Floor to Call for Action to Protect Constituents from Dramatic Flood Insurance Rate Increases

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, Wednesday joined with House colleagues in speaking out on the threat of failing to terminate dramatic rate increases...

Dec 27, 2013

Thompson Military Transition Telemedicine Amendment Signed into Law

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

President Obama Thursday signed into law the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act. The bipartisan measure, which recently passed the House by a vote of 350 to 69...

Dec 12, 2013

Thompson Amendment Included in National Defense Policy Act; Measure Headed for Senate Consideration Next Week

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Today, the U.S. House passed a series of bills with bipartisan support, including H.R. 3304, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, by a vote of 350-69, and...

Dec 11, 2013

Thompson Advances Fight Against Health Care Law’s Mandates on Volunteer Firefighting and Emergency Organizations

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) today joined fellow Members of Congress in holding a press conference to discuss the introduction...

Dec 3, 2013

Thompson Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford During U.S. House Session

Issues: Education

Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, delivered remarks in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bradford, Pa...