Press Releases

Jul 2, 2013

Penn State Alumni Association Honors Thompson With “Friend of Penn State” Award

Today, the Penn State Alumni Association honored U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson with the eighth annual “Friend of Penn State” legislative award...

Jun 25, 2013

Thompson Reacts to President’s Plan to Unilaterally Impose New Energy Regulations

Issues: Energy

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the President’s plan to unilaterally impose new energy regulations...

Jun 21, 2013

Reps. Thompson and Braley call for Inspector General to Investigate Medicare Competitive Bidding Program

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA) today requested that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General (IG), Daniel R. Levinson, investigate issues surrounding...

Jun 20, 2013

Thompson Statement on Farm Bill Vote in the House

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass H.R. 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013...

Jun 19, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Braley Criticize CMS Administrator for Failing to Address Abuses and Failures of Durable Medical Equipment Procurement Program

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA) today criticized Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner for failing to address the failures and abuses that have occurred under Round 2...

Jun 14, 2013

Thompson Amendments Adopted Under National Defense Policy Bill

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Today, the U.S. House adopted two amendments sponsored by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014...

Jun 13, 2013

Bipartisan Majority in House Requests Delay of Flawed Medical Equipment Procurement Program

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA), joined by fellow Members of Congress and healthcare advocates, today held a press conference calling upon the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to delay...

Jun 7, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Kelly to Hold Joint U.S. Service Academy/ROTC Program Day Event

Issues: Education, Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Mike Kelly (PA-3) today announced their offices will hold a joint United States Service Academy / ROTC Program event on Friday, June 21, 2013...

Jun 6, 2013

Thompson: Senate and White House must stop playing politics with student loans and pass a long-term fix

Issues: Education

On May 23, 2013, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, a bill based on the President’s 2014 budget request...

Jun 4, 2013

Thompson Urges HHS Secretary to Prevent Thousands of Pennsylvania Children from Losing Health Insurance

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today urged U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to prevent thousands of children from being force out of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...

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