Press Releases

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...

Jul 18, 2013

Thompson Joins Bipartisan “No Labels” Problem Solvers Group; 80 Members Unveil Package of Legislative Proposals

Issues: Agriculture, Allegheny National Forest, Education, Energy, Healthcare, Marcellus Shale, Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced he has joined “No Labels,” a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from the House and Senate who have committed...

Jul 17, 2013

House Passes Bipartisan Bills to Delay Mandates for Employers and Individuals Under the President’s 2010 Health Care Law

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to delay both the employer mandate and the individual mandate under the President’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Jul 12, 2013

Thompson issues statement describing a path forward for the Farm Bill

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, today released the following statement regarding efforts in Congress to pass a long-term farm bill reauthorization...

Jul 11, 2013

Rep. Thompson Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Fix Discriminatory Flaw Under Title I Education Grant Formulas

Issues: Education

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today introduced H.R. 2658, the All Children Are Equal (ACE) Act...

Jul 3, 2013

Rep. Thompson Issues Independence Day Statement

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard Township, made the following statement in honor of Independence Day...

Jul 3, 2013

Pennsylvania Delegation Members Seek to Preserve Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was joined by eleven Members of Congress from Pennsylvania in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Jul 2, 2013

Penn State Alumni Association Honors Thompson With “Friend of Penn State” Award

Today, the Penn State Alumni Association honored U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson with the eighth annual “Friend of Penn State” legislative award...

Jun 25, 2013

Thompson Reacts to President’s Plan to Unilaterally Impose New Energy Regulations

Issues: Energy

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson issued the following statement in response to the President’s plan to unilaterally impose new energy regulations...