Press Releases

Apr 14, 2014

Thompson Announces Agriculture Grant Opportunities for Beginning Farmers

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced a grant opportunity to help train and educate the next generation of agricultural producers...

Apr 9, 2014

Thompson Legislation to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations Introduced in Senate

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced the Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers (MEPS) Act, companion legislation...

Apr 3, 2014

House Passes Bill to Lessen Burden of Health Care Law on Employers, Increase Take Home Pay for Americans

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, issued the following statement after the House voted to pass H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act...

Apr 2, 2014

Thompson Receives National Award for Leadership and Advocacy on Career and Technical Education Issues

Issues: Education

Today, the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) announced U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson...

Mar 26, 2014

Thompson Agriculture Oversight Hearing Exposes Widespread Abuse of Taxpayer Funded Lawsuits

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry...

Mar 25, 2014

Thompson-Cosponsored Bill to Extend Emergency Relief from Propane Crisis Becomes Law

Issues: Energy

President Obama on Friday signed into law H.R. 4076, the Home Heating Emergency Assistance Through Transportation (HHEATT) Act, a bill cosponsored...

Mar 18, 2014

Thompson Announces 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, today announced the 2014 Congressional Art Competition, which aims to showcase the artistic talents of high school...

Mar 6, 2014

Bills to Reduce Home Energy Costs Advance, Including Thompson-Cosponsored Measure to Address Propane Shortages

Issues: Energy

The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed a series of legislative measures that will improve energy efficiency and decrease home heating and electricity costs...

Feb 28, 2014

Thompson Introduces Legislation Allowing the U.S. Army Corps to Restore Cooperative Management Agreements

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today joined fellow Members of Congress in the House as an original cosponsor to H.R. 4100, the Local Organization Cooperative Agreement...