Press Releases

Feb 6, 2014

House Advances Bills to Promote Recreational Access to Public Lands, Improve Efficiency of Federal Agencies

This week, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, voted to support H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act...

Feb 5, 2014

Thompson Act to Boost U.S. Forest Product Industry Becomes Law

"The bill will expand new market opportunities for forest products by allowing them now to qualify for the USDA's 'bio-preferred' program..."

Feb 4, 2014

Senate Passes Farm Bill Reauthorization, Bipartisan Legislation Awaits Signature from President Obama

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy & Forestry and a member of the House-Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee...

Jan 29, 2014

Bipartisan Farm Bill Advances to Final Stages; Thompson Lauds Economic Benefit of Measure for Pennsylvania

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agricultural Act of 2014, a five-year Farm Bill re-authorization, by a vote of 251-166...

Jan 28, 2014

Thompson Reacts to President's State of the Union Address

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, tonight released the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address...

Jan 28, 2014

Thompson to Host Penn State University Football Coach James Franklin for State of the Union Address

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Pennsylvania State University Football Coach James Franklin will be his guest for the President’s State of the Union...

Jan 20, 2014

Thompson Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, released the following statement in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

Jan 17, 2014

National and Local Organizations Laud Passage of Thompson-Sponsored Military Transition Support Amendment

Issues: Healthcare, Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Defense Leaders, Healthcare Experts, Local Medical Community Laud Thompson-Sponsored Law Expanding Military Transition Support through Telemedicine...

Jan 16, 2014

Chairmen of the Career and Technical Education Caucus Applaud Increased Funding for Perkins CTE Programming

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-chairmen of the bipartisan Congressional Career & Technical Education (CTE) Caucus...

Jan 15, 2014

Thompson Calls for Subpoenas Over Obama Administration’s Handling of Secure Rural Schools Funds

The House Natural Resources Committee tomorrow will consider a motion to issue subpoenas to compel Obama Administration officials to appear before...

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