Press Releases

Sep 8, 2014

Agriculture, Timber, & Energy Production Would Suffer If Northern Long-Eared Bat is Listed as Endangered

Today, the House Natural Resources Committee held a field oversight hearing on “The Northern Long Eared Bat...

Aug 29, 2014

Committee to Hold Harrisburg Field Hearing on Northern Long Eared Bat’s Federal Endangered Listing Proposal

The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee will hold a Full Committee field hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on September 8, 2014 on “The Northern Long Eared Bat...

Aug 21, 2014

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Grant for Safety Renovations at DuBois Regional Airport

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $273, 272.00 grant to the DuBois Regional Airport Authority...

Aug 14, 2014

Thompson Announces Deadline for Service Academy Nomination Applications

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), today announced October 1, 2014 as the submission deadline for high school seniors to apply for nomination...

Aug 7, 2014

Thompson and PA Agriculture Secretary Greig to Host Public Policy Forum During Ag Progress Days 2014

Issues: Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5), Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy and Forestry, and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary George Greig...

Aug 6, 2014

Rep. Thompson: USDA Inclusion of Wood Products in BioPreferred Program will Strengthen Forestry Economy

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a final rule eliminating the restrictions on including mature market wood products in...

Jul 30, 2014

Thompson Supports Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Reform VA Health Care System

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted to support H.R. 3230, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act, which the House passed...

Jul 15, 2014

House Passes Bipartisan Highway Funding Bill

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted to support H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014...

Jul 9, 2014

Thompson Lauds Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Job Training Reform Bill; Legislation Set to Become Law

Issues: Education

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed with bipartisan support the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act...