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Jul 31, 2013

House Sends Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act to President’s Desk

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to support H.R. 1911, the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013, which passed the House by a vote of 392 -31...

Jul 19, 2013

House Passes Reforms to Elementary and Secondary Education Law

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to support H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, which would reform and reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary...

Jul 18, 2013

Thompson Joins Bipartisan “No Labels” Problem Solvers Group; 80 Members Unveil Package of Legislative Proposals

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced he has joined “No Labels,” a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from the House and Senate who have committed...

Jul 11, 2013

Rep. Thompson Introduces Bipartisan Bill To Fix Discriminatory Flaw Under Title I Education Grant Formulas

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today introduced H.R. 2658, the All Children Are Equal (ACE) Act...

Jul 10, 2013

Washington Post Editorial Board hits Senate for playing politics with student loans

Yesterday afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stated: If we do nothing, student loan rates go to 6.8 percent, as reported by Politico. In case the leader forgot, interest rates doubled to 6.8 percent last week...

Jul 2, 2013

Penn State Alumni Association Honors Thompson With “Friend of Penn State” Award

Today, the Penn State Alumni Association honored U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson with the eighth annual “Friend of Penn State” legislative award...

Jun 24, 2013

Editorials Back Student Loan Bill Passed By House, Call On Senate To Act Before July 1 Deadline

More than a month ago, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, a bill based on the President’s 2014 budget request...

Jun 7, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Kelly to Hold Joint U.S. Service Academy/ROTC Program Day Event

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (PA-5) and Mike Kelly (PA-3) today announced their offices will hold a joint United States Service Academy / ROTC Program event on Friday, June 21, 2013...

Jun 6, 2013

Thompson: Senate and White House must stop playing politics with student loans and pass a long-term fix

On May 23, 2013, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1911, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, a bill based on the President’s 2014 budget request...

May 23, 2013

House Passes Legislation to Avert Student Loan Rate Hike (Video)

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to support H.R. 1991, the Smarter Solutions for Students Act...

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