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May 20, 2013

ICYMI: What They Are Saying: The “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

Absent congressional action, on July 1, 2013, interest rates for federally subsidized student loans will jump from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. Later this week, the U.S. House will consider legislation...

May 16, 2013

House Education Committee Advances “Smarter Solutions for Students Act”

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today voted to advance legislation to address the student loan interest rate increase scheduled for July 1, 2013, and create a long-term student loan system that is predictable and affordable...

May 8, 2013

Clearfield Area High School Senior Danielle Anderson Wins Fifth Congressional District 2013 High School Art Competition

Danielle Anderson of Clearfield, Pa., a senior at Clearfield Area High School, has won the 5th Congressional District’s 2013 High School Art Competition...

Apr 12, 2013

We must restore active and healthy management of our national forests

Mr. Speaker, over a century ago, the federal government pledged to actively manage our forests when Congress created the national forest system...

Mar 27, 2013

Thompson Sponsors Congressional High School Art Competition

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced the 5th Congressional District will participate in the nationwide Congressional High School Art Competition...

Mar 15, 2013

House Passes the Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, Co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, delivered remarks...

Mar 13, 2013

Joined by Entire Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation, Thompson Introduces Resolution Congratulating Penn State's THON

U.S. Representatives and fellow Penn State alumni Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, and Charlie Dent, PA-15, joined by the 16 other members of Pennsylvania’s...

Mar 6, 2013

Thompson Recognized Nationally for Education Efforts

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, R-Howard, is one of two recipients, announced at this week’s Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) conference in Washington...

Feb 26, 2013

Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Thompson, Langevin Renew Bipartisan Push to Expand Awareness on the Importance of Career & Technical Education

As we move toward Fiscal Year 2014, I join with a bipartisan group of my colleagues, in not only recognizing the importance of maintaining these federal investments for our country's future, but also saying thank you to the countless men and women who make these programs possible...

Feb 20, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Dent assert the NCAA acted outside its own normal procedures in Penn State scholarship reductions

U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) and Charlie Dent (PA-15) received a response from National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)...

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