Press Releases

Nov 21, 2013

House Passes Bills to Expand Domestic Energy Production, Protect States’ Rights to Regulate Energy Development

Today, the House of Representatives passed the Federal Lands and Energy Security Act of 2013 (H.R. 1965), by a vote of 228-192, and the Protecting States’ Rights...

Nov 15, 2013

Statement on the “Keep Your Health Plan Act,” Measure Passes House with Bipartisan Support

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today voted to support H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013, which allows health plans...

Nov 13, 2013

Thompson Welcomes Former President Clinton’s Call for President Obama to Honor Health Insurance Cancellation Promise

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) today released the following statement after former President Bill Clinton urged President Obama to uphold his promise...

Nov 8, 2013

Thompson Supports Bill to End Dragnet Collection of Americans' Phone Data, Add Meaningful Oversight of Surveillance Programs

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today announced his support for H.R. 3361, the USA FREEDOM Act, a bill to restore Americans’ privacy rights by ending the government’s dragnet collection...

Nov 4, 2013

Reps. Thompson and Fattah Introduce House Resolution Recognizing National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Chaka Fattah (D-PA) today introduced a resolution in recognition of November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month...

Oct 31, 2013

Thompson Statement During First Public Meeting for 2013 Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee

Issues: Agriculture, Energy

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry today delivered the following statement...

Oct 30, 2013

Thompson Joins Bipartisan Coalition Introducing Bill to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Hike

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, has joined a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress in introducing the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370), a bill to...

Oct 16, 2013

Thompson Supports Measure to End Shut Down, Avoid Potential Default

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Pennsylvania’s 5th District, tonight voted to support H.R. 2775, legislation to re-open the government, allow the U.S. Treasury...

Oct 14, 2013

Thompson Named to Farm Bill Reauthorization Conference Committee

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today issued the following statement after being appointed to serve on the bicameral conference committee charged with resolving differences...

Oct 7, 2013

Thompson Delivers Remarks on Latest Bipartisan Funding Measure to Pass the House; Calls for Senate Action

Thompson: “Politics is… the ‘art of compromise.’ I commend my 57 Democrat colleagues who understand this. Unfortunately, not until both chambers start compromising will we be able to end this shutdown...