Press Releases

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...

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...