Press Releases

Jul 23, 2013

Thompson Challenges Obama Administration’s Rewrite of Coal Regulation that could cost 220,000 jobs in the Appalachia region alone

Issues: Energy

The House Natural Resources Committee today held an oversight hearing on the status of the Obama Administration’s rewrite of a sweeping coal regulation known as the Stream Buffer Zone Rule, during which U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson...

Jul 19, 2013

Media Advisory: Congressional Natural Gas Caucus to Hold Field Hearing in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

The bipartisan Congressional Natural Gas Caucus, which is chaired by U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA), Gene Green (D-TX), Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Costa (D-CA), today announced plans to hold a field hearing, “Natural Gas Field Hearing...

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...