Press Releases

Oct 7, 2013

Thompson Delivers Remarks on Latest Bipartisan Funding Measure to Pass the House; Calls for Senate Action

Thompson: “Politics is… the ‘art of compromise.’ I commend my 57 Democrat colleagues who understand this. Unfortunately, not until both chambers start compromising will we be able to end this shutdown...

Oct 4, 2013

Thompson to Congress: Withhold My Pay

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that he will not accept a salary for the duration of the Federal government shutdown...

Oct 1, 2013

Thompson Statement on Funding the Government and Ending the Shutdown

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today issued the following statement, after the Senate voted to reject...

Sep 30, 2013

Thompson to Join High School Students from across the 5th Congressional District for Educational Seminar

Issues: Education

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) will join students from high schools throughout the 5th Congressional District for an educational seminar, “Government Outreach 2013”...

Sep 26, 2013

Congress Passes Bill to Extend Secure Rural Schools Program and Preserve Nation’s Helium Supply

Yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved H. Res. 354, legislation to extend for one year the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program...

Sep 26, 2013

Thompson Announces Rural Hospital Grant for Punxsutawney Area Hospital

Issues: Healthcare

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Punxsutawney Area Hospital, in Jefferson County, is one of 20 hospitals in Pennsylvania that will receive...

Sep 24, 2013

Reps. Thompson and Dent Issue Statement on NCAA Decision; Call for Full Restoration of Penn State Scholarships

Issues: Education

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Charlie Dent (PA-15) today issued the following statement in response to the decision by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)...

Sep 20, 2013

Thompson: EPA's New Coal Regulation Will Harm Economy, Raise Utility Rates and Hurt Consumers

Issues: Energy

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to prevent construction...

Sep 19, 2013

Thompson Issues Statement on Farm Bill Advancing in House, Passage of Nutrition Bill

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today issued the following statement after voting to support H.R. 3102, The Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act...

Sep 17, 2013

Reps. Glenn Thompson and Mike Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Medicare Orthotics & Prosthetics Improvement Act

Issues: Healthcare

Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) today introduced H.R. 3112, the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2013...

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