Press Releases

Aug 9, 2013

Thompson and PA Agriculture Secretary Greig to hold a “Barnyard Discussion” during Penn State’s Ag. Progress Days

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary George Greig, will host a “Barnyard Discussion”...

Aug 8, 2013

Thompson Encourages Students to Begin Preparing for the 2014 Service Academy Application Process

Issues: Education, Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced October 1, 2013 as the submission deadline for high school seniors to apply for nomination for acceptance into one of the four military service academies...

Jul 31, 2013

House Sends Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act to President’s Desk

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to support H.R. 1911, the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013, which passed the House by a vote of 392 -31...

Jul 31, 2013

Thompson Announces $197,500 in Grant Funding for Bradford Regional Airport

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $197,500 to the Bradford Regional Airport (BFD) in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania...

Jul 26, 2013

Natural Gas Caucus Convenes Field Hearing in Williamsport Pennsylvania on Economic Benefits of Gas Production in Marcellus Shale Region

The bipartisan Congressional Natural Gas Caucus, which is chaired by U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Gene Green (D-TX), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Costa (D-CA), today convened a congressional field hearing at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in...

Jul 23, 2013

Thompson Challenges Obama Administration’s Rewrite of Coal Regulation that could cost 220,000 jobs in the Appalachia region alone

Issues: Energy

The House Natural Resources Committee today held an oversight hearing on the status of the Obama Administration’s rewrite of a sweeping coal regulation known as the Stream Buffer Zone Rule, during which U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson...

Jul 19, 2013

Media Advisory: Congressional Natural Gas Caucus to Hold Field Hearing in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

The bipartisan Congressional Natural Gas Caucus, which is chaired by U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Gene Green (D-TX), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Costa (D-CA), today announced plans to hold a field hearing, “Natural Gas Field Hearing...

Jul 19, 2013

House Passes Reforms to Elementary and Secondary Education Law

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to support H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which would reform and reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary...

Jul 18, 2013

Federal Disaster Loans Made Available to Communities Impacted by Extreme Weather Taking Place Between June 27th and July 12th

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced that Pennsylvania residents and small businesses affected by severe storms and flooding between June 27th and July 12th can apply for low-interest disaster loans...

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