Press Releases

Feb 29, 2012

Thompson, Marino Announce $2,437,388.00 Grant for Lycoming County to Replace Lycoming Valley Railroad Bridge Damaged by Tropical Storm Lee

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Tom Marino (PA-10) have announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Lycoming County a grant...

Feb 28, 2012

Thompson’s Career & Technical Education Bill Advances as Part of House Elementary & Secondary Education Reauthorization

The Education for Tomorrows Jobs Act (H.R. 3154), a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson during the first half of the 112th Congress, today passed...

Feb 27, 2012

Thompson Joins House Natural Resources Committee Ohio Field Hearing on Natural Gas Development, Administration’s Regulatory Overreach

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today joined the House Natural Resource Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources for a field hearing in Steubenville, Ohio...

Feb 24, 2012

Thompson Sends Letter to Defense Secretary Urging Full Utilization of STEP Act in Achieving Goals of Recently-released DoD-VA Joint Stategic Plan

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

The letter emphasizes the aim and objectives of the law, as well as the critical roll the new law can play in meeting the goals of the recently released DoD-VA Joint Strategic Plan...

Feb 22, 2012

Thompson Nominates Ken Kane of McKean County to Serve on National Forest System Land Management Planning Advisory Committee

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has nominated Ken Kane, a native of McKean County, Pa., to serve as a member of the National Advisory Committee for Implementation of the National Forest...

Feb 13, 2012

Thompson: “It’s Astounding that the President has Chosen to Double Down on the Same Failed Policies”

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today released the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget request...

Feb 10, 2012

Thompson Announces Application Period for SAFER Grant Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that the application period for the Fiscal Year 2011 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant Program is now open...

Feb 10, 2012

Thompson Views Health Care Mandate as Violation of Religious Liberty, Joins Letter in Opposition

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson has joined 154 Members in sending a bipartisan letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius calling on the Obama Administration to reverse its controversial mandate...

Feb 10, 2012

Pennsylvania Congressmen Memorialize the Life of Coach Joe Paterno; Celebrate Contributions, Accomplishments and Philanthrapy on the House Floor

Washington, D.C. — Members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation today joined on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to recognize the life of Coach Joe Paterno...