Press Releases

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)...

May 28, 2013

Thompson Joined by Disability Advocates Unveils Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined by advocates from the disabilities community, today held a press conference for the unveiling of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013...

May 23, 2013

House Passes Legislation to Avert Student Loan Rate Hike (Video)

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 1991, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act...

May 23, 2013

Media Advisory: Thompson to Unveil Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 in State College, Pennsylvania

Next week, in State College, Pa., U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, will hold a press conference on the introduction of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013...

May 23, 2013

Thompson Aims to Increase Veteran Health Care Access Through New Telemedicine Legislation

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA) and Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) have introduced H.R. 2001, the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2013, or VETS Act...

May 16, 2013

House Education Committee Advances “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to advance legislation to address the student loan interest rate increase scheduled for July 1, 2013, and create a long-term student loan system that is predictable and affordable...

May 16, 2013

House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization

Before midnight on Wednesday evening the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed a 5-year farm bill reauthorization, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) Act of 2013...

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