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May 22, 2014

News Release: House Passes Thompson-Ryan Military Mental Health Screening Legislation

U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Tim Ryan (D-OH), joined by a diverse group of supporting organizations, held a press conference to discuss the Medical Evaluation Parity...

May 22, 2014

House Passes Thompson Bill to Improve Military Mental Health Screening

New mental health screening that supporters say could help stem the high rate of military suicides or even stop shooting rampages passed the House on Thursday...

May 21, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Conference on Bipartisan Military Mental Health Screening Bill

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 9:15AM, U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Tim Ryan (D-OH) will hold a press conference...

May 13, 2014

Coalition of 29 Additional National Organizations Announces Support for Thompson MEPS Act

Today, U.S. Representative Glenn 'GT' Thompson, PA-5, announced that 29 additional national organizations have formally endorsed the Medical Evaluation Parity for Service Members (MEPS) Act...

Apr 17, 2014

Thompson Announces Veteran Outreach Event in Lock Haven

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today announced he will be holding an outreach event for veterans on Friday, May 23, 2014, in Lock Haven...

Apr 17, 2014

Thompson Announces Veteran Outreach Event in Erie

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, PA-5, today announced he will be holding an outreach event for veterans on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Erie...

Apr 9, 2014

Thompson Legislation to Improve Military Mental Health Evaluations Introduced in Senate

Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) introduced the Medical Evaluation Parity for Servicemembers (MEPS) Act, companion legislation...

Apr 7, 2014

ICYMI: Thompson Military Mental Health Evaluation Bill Viewed As Potential Solution In Aftermath of Fort Hood Shooting

On Sunday, April 6, 2014, during an appearance on Fox News Sunday, U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (TX-10), the Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, advocated...

Jan 17, 2014

National and Local Organizations Laud Passage of Thompson-Sponsored Military Transition Support Amendment

Defense Leaders, Healthcare Experts, Local Medical Community Laud Thompson-Sponsored Law Expanding Military Transition Support through Telemedicine...

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