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Dec 4, 2014

Thompson Votes to Oppose Pay and Benefit Cuts to Active Duty Servicemembers

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) today voted to oppose H.R. 5759, the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act...

Nov 10, 2014

Rep. Thompson Issues Statement on Veterans Day 2014

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) today issued the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day...

Sep 17, 2014

House Passes Resolution to Fund Government Operations and Confront ISIL Terrorist Threat

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement upon passage of H. J. Res. 24, Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015...

Aug 25, 2014

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

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...

Jul 30, 2014

Thompson Supports Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Reform VA Health Care System

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) voted to support H.R. 3230, the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act, which the House passed...

Jul 7, 2014

Independence Day: "we honor a group of early revolutionaries for pledging their lives and fortunes in the name of liberty..."

U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) issued the following statement in celebration of Independence Day...

Jun 20, 2014

Thompson Servicemember Telemedicine Expansion Gains New Support with Passage of Defense Bill

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4870, the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2015...

Jun 19, 2014

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

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...

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