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July 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) and Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) introduced the Plugging Orphan Wells and Environmental Restoration (POWER) Act. The POWER Act 

July 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson announced a $100,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Warren County Development Association to complete two additional miles of the Grouse Trail as part of the Jakes Rocks Project, a 45-mile mountain bike trail system in the Allegheny National For

July 16, 2021 Press Release

HOWARD, PA — Today, Representatives Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-15) and G. K.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson announced The Learning Lamp of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a $234,490 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant.

June 18, 2021 Press Release
Howard, PA– On Wednesday, Congressman Thompson voted in favor of Senate Bill S.475 establishing Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday. 
June 2, 2021 Press Release
I am saddened to learn of the passing of former Congressman Bill Clinger. He was a statesman, scholar, and passionate advocate for the people of Pennsylvania. I have a fond memory of meeting with Bill. He was gracious enough to invite me to his home, where we sat and talked all things Pennsylvania for hours.
May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC— Today, U.S. Representative Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-PA) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA) introduced a bipartisan resolution ensuring the commitment to the research and recovery efforts of our nation's missing service members.

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport as the recipient of a $306,000 U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Grant

May 19, 2021 Press Release
Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Glenn 'GT' Thompson announced Bradford Regional Airport Authority as the recipient of a $473,684 U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Grant.

May 14, 2021 Press Release
"While I was unable to attend this morning’s vote due to a death in the family, I am very pleased that my friend, Elise Stefanik of New York, has been selected as GOP Conference Chair. I have worked with Elise closely over the years on issues related to career & technical education, family violence prevention, the opioid crisis, and to ensure that we support family dairy farms.


In The News

July 8, 2021 In The News

Congressman Glenn Thompson is looking for a way to build bridges on Interstate 80 without placing tolls on them.


July 7, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, through a bill of which he is the primary sponsor, hopes to close the "digital divide" between rural and urban America.

He said the legislation - Broadband for Rural America - would close that divide by encouraging broadband development.

May 13, 2021 In The News

Toll roads have existed in one form or another for the past 4,000 years, in order to help facilitate the movement of goods and people. The 1937 opening of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, a toll facility, had the private sector play a significant role in financing the construction. Around the same time, the Pennsylvania Turnpike was in its early design stages.

April 27, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Top Congressional Republicans are proposing solutions to climate change. Their ambitious platform suggests natural changes addressing food, farming, and forestry, while protecting the economy.

April 9, 2021 In The News

Now that he’s the top Republican on the House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson is continuing to work on getting whole milk back into schools.

April 5, 2021 In The News

CLARION - U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson regards President Joe Biden's $2 trillion federal infrastructure and jobs package as "toxic."

April 2, 2021 In The News

CLARION — Pennsylvania U.S. Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson hosted a public hearing in Clarion Thursday to examine the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s new Major Bridge Public-Private Partnership (P3) Initiative with local lawmakers and witnesses representing vast groups of the public who could be impacted.


March 25, 2021 In The News

In a recent episode of the popular YouTube show Louder With Crowder, host Steven Crowder dedicates a segment of his show to discussing the $5 billion allocated for black farmers in the American Rescue Act. Though in a self-proclaimed comedy show, the segment wasn’t funny; it was insensitive, ignorant, and in poor taste.

March 12, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson fears a generation of milk drinkers may have been lost due to a decade-old federal policy that prohibits whole milk being served to students in schools.

That leaves only skim and 1% milk, which, the congressman realizes, many children likely consider less flavorful. Therefore, they get turned off to milk.

March 2, 2021 In The News

Farm Journal news director John Herath sits in for Chip this morning and we have a packed show. U.S. Representative Glenn "GT" Thompson (PA-15) discusses the COVID-19 package that was passed late last week. Geoff Cooper, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association, talks about the 10th Circuit Appeals Court's ruling being endorsed by the EPA and what happens next.