Press Releases

May 31, 2012

Thompson, Schrader Introduce Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012

Issues: Agriculture, Energy

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) today introduced the Forest Products Fairness Act of 2012...

May 31, 2012

Thompson Announces Grants to University Park Airport

U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded two grants to the University Park Airport...

May 22, 2012

Thompson Leads Bipartisan Letter to U.S. Green Building Council Encouraging Expanded Utilization of U.S. Forest Products

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) President and CEO Rick Fedrizzi, urging changes to the treatment of forest products...

May 22, 2012

Thompson Announces Ryan E. VanGuilder of McKean County Accepts Fully Qualified Appointment to U.S. Air Force Academy

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

U.S. Representative Glenn `GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced Ryan E. VanGuilder of Bradford, Pa., has accepted a fully qualified appointment to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy...

May 18, 2012

Thompson Agriculture Subcommittee Completes Final Farm Bill Reauthorization Hearing with Review of Energy & Forestry Programs

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

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...

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