Press Releases

May 16, 2012

Thompson, Marino Announce Joint U.S. Service Academy Day Event

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Tom Marino (PA-10) today announced their offices will hold a joint United States Service Academy Day event on May 19, 2012...

May 9, 2012

Kristen Henderlong of Clearfield Area High School Wins Fifth Congressional District 2012 High School Art Competition

Issues: Education

Henderlong won the contest with her work, “The Essence of Light,” an acrylic-on-canvas painting of a classroom in Haiti where she had traveled to on a humanitarian mission...

Apr 26, 2012

Thompson Subcommittee Moves to Next Stage in Farm Bill Reauthorization with Review of Conservation Title

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry, today held a hearing to...

Apr 19, 2012

House Passes Small Business Tax Cut

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson today voted to support H.R. 9, the Small Business Tax Cut Act, a bill to provide a one-year, 20 percent tax deduction...

Apr 13, 2012

Thomas M. Forstmeier of Bellefonte Accepts Fully Qualified Appointment to Naval Academy

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today proudly announced the Fully Qualified Appointment of Thomas M. Forstmeier of Bellefonte, Pa., to the U.S. Naval Academy...

Apr 12, 2012

Rep. Thompson Nominee, Zippo CEO Appointed to U.S. Department of Commerce Manufacturing Council

The U.S. Department of Commerce has appointed Gregory W. Booth, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zippo Manufacturing Company...

Apr 2, 2012

Media Advisory: Thompson to Present Edward H. Stoll Award to Wilber "Bud" Nordin for 50 Years of Volunteer Service to National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) has named Mr. Wilbur “Bud” Nordin, of Clarendon, PA., as the recipient of the “Edward H. Stoll Award,”...

Mar 30, 2012

Two Years Later, Healthcare Law’s Broken Promises and Uncertainty Continues

Issues: Healthcare

While the court’s decision is yet to be made, the verdict has already been cast by the countless American families and small businesses that simply cannot afford the Affordable Care Act...

Mar 30, 2012

Thompson to Federal Trade Commission: Proposed Pharmacy Management Merger Would Negatively Impact Rural Communities

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson this week in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) raised concern about the proposed merger between...

Mar 27, 2012

Thompson Subcommittee Explores Ways to Improve U.S. Forest Health, Expand Timber Production, Rural Economic Growth

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry, held a public hearing...