Press Releases

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...

Feb 27, 2014

Thompson Receives National Recognition for Work in Agriculture

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) has been recognized for his work on behalf of American farm families with the Golden Plow Award, which is the highest honor...

Feb 21, 2014

Farmers, Foresters, Conservationists and Researchers Praise Reforms Under Recently Passed Farm Bill

On February 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, the five-year Farm Bill re-authorization that passed Congress with bipartisan support and reduces annual budget deficits...

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...