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Nov 24, 2014 | Bradford Era

Toomey, Thompson urge federal agencies to abandon waters of the U.S. rule

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, along with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and eight additional members of the Pennsylvania delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Friday voiced concerns with the rule...

Nov 24, 2014 | Bradford Era

Thompson Organizes House set for opportunities relating to East Branch Dam project

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., on Friday announced a Community Outreach Open House to highlight economic opportunities associated with the East Branch Rehabilitation Project that will be held in Ridgeway from...

Sep 29, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. industry leaders question need to increase protection of bats

"Leaders in Pennsylvania's natural resource industries contend that offering federal protections to a cave-dwelling bat would cripple the economy and cost jobs. Witnesses for timber, farming, mining, and gas interests told a congressional panel Monday that placing the northern long-eared bat in Pennsylvania and 37 other states on the endangered species list would have a devastating impact on their industries..."

Sep 16, 2014 | Huntingdon Daily News

Water regulations blocked by House (Huntingdon Daily News)

"The (EPA’s) attempt to expand its authority under the guise of the Clean Water Act would undermine this carefully crafted partnership that is supported by Democrats and Republicans alike..."

Aug 25, 2014 | Centre Daily Times

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson pushes mental health aid for vets

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

A bill that could help curb suicide rates in the military is making its way to the U.S. Senate, thanks in part to the work of a pair of Pennsylvania’s legislators. The Mental Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act has been championed by both Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township. The act would require a thorough mental screening of recruits joining the military...

Jun 19, 2014 | The Hill

Thompson Military Mental Health Bill Picks Up Steam (The Hill)

Issues: Military Service & Veterans Affairs

Nearly one in five Army soldiers enters the service with a psychiatric disorder, and nearly half of all soldiers who tried suicide first attempted it before enlisting, according to recent Army reports...

Dec 12, 2013 | Titusville Herald

Industry 'game changing' and 'multi-generational,' shale leader says (Titusville Herald)

"We lost a lot of our manufacturing jobs after World War II, up through the '60s and early '70s. We have the capability now, with the affordable energy supply in shale gas, to be able to regenerate those jobs again...