Press Releases

May 28, 2013

Thompson Joined by Disability Advocates Unveils Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined by advocates from the disabilities community, today held a press conference for the unveiling of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013...

May 23, 2013

House Passes Legislation to Avert Student Loan Rate Hike (Video)

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 1991, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act...

May 23, 2013

Media Advisory: Thompson to Unveil Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 in State College, Pennsylvania

Next week, in State College, Pa., U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, will hold a press conference on the introduction of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013...

May 23, 2013

Thompson Aims to Increase Veteran Health Care Access Through New Telemedicine Legislation

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (R-PA) and Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) have introduced H.R. 2001, the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2013, or VETS Act...

May 16, 2013

House Education Committee Advances “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to advance legislation to address the student loan interest rate increase scheduled for July 1, 2013, and create a long-term student loan system that is predictable and affordable...

May 16, 2013

House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization

Before midnight on Wednesday evening the U.S. House Agriculture Committee passed a 5-year farm bill reauthorization, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act (FARRM) Act of 2013...

May 14, 2013

Thompson Announces Upcoming Constituent Staff Hours for Huntingdon County

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced that his district office staff will hold constituent office hours in Huntingdon, Pa., on Monday, May 20th, 2013...

May 10, 2013

Thompson Issues Statement on Benghazi Terrorist Attack Investigation

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today released the following statement about the investigation into the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack at the U.S. mission in Benghazi...

May 8, 2013

Thompson Testifies Before House Armed Service Committee Urging Full Implementation of STEP Act Provisions

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today testified before the U.S. House Armed Service Committee on implementation of the Servicemembers Telemedicine and E-Health Portability Act, or STEP Act...

May 8, 2013

Clearfield Area High School Senior Danielle Anderson Wins Fifth Congressional District 2013 High School Art Competition

Issues: Education

Danielle Anderson of Clearfield, Pa., a senior at Clearfield Area High School, has won the 5th Congressional District’s 2013 High School Art Competition...

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